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Species Cogia outis - Outis Skipper - Hodges#3923

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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 Eudaminae (Dicot Skippers)
Genus Cogia
Species outis (Outis Skipper - Hodges#3923)
Hodges Number
3923
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cogia outis (Skinner, 1894)
Eudamus outis Skinner, 1894
Phylogenetic sequence # 120500
Range
mostly OK and n. TX - Map (MPG)
Season
Adults appear to be most common from February to July.
Food
Larval host plant is Acacia angustissima (Mill.) Kuntze var. hirta (Nutt.) B.L. Rob.
Remarks
considered by Oklahoma to be a "Species of Greatest Conservation Need" (SGCN) (1)
Print References
Skinner, H. 1894. A new Eudamus. Transactions of the Entomological Society of America, 5: 332.
Internet References