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Species Ochlodes agricola - Rural Skipper - Hodges#4055

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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 Ochlodes
Species agricola (Rural Skipper - Hodges#4055)
Hodges Number
See Also
Woodland Skipper- Very similar ventrally; Rural typically has a darker smudge in the middle of the hindwing and a gray hindwing fringe. Above, Woodland has a thinner stigma, a larger orange subapical patch, and more orange between the stigma and margin.