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Species Euphyes dukesi - Dukes's Skipper - Hodges#4074

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies and Skippers)
Family Hesperiidae (Skippers)
Subfamily Hesperiinae (Grass Skippers)
Tribe Hesperiini
Genus Euphyes
Species dukesi (Dukes's Skipper - Hodges#4074)
Hodges Number
4074
Range
Rare and local. Three populations: Atlantic coast from southeastern Virginia to Florida; lower Mississippi valley from Missouri and Illinois to Texas and Louisiana; and the Lake Erie region from Ontario to Indiana.
Habitat
Freshwater or slightly brackish marshes.
Season
In North Carolina, two broods: late May to early July and August to mid September.
Food
Sedges (Carex spp.).