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Silver-spotted Skipper (Epargyreus clarus)

  • BND: Silver-spotted Skipper; Epargyreus clarus (Cramer, 1775)
  • BNA: Silver-spotted Skipper; Epargyreus clarus
  • Habitat: Sunlit wooded clearings; Apocynum blooms
  • Larval food: Wild licorice (Glycyrrhiza lepidota)
  • Adult flight: One brood in June and early July
  • References: Royer 14, Layberry et al. 31, Opler & Krizek 199, Scott 470
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