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Atlas of North Dakota Butterflies

Mohave Sooty Wing (Hesperopsis libya)


  • BND: Mohave Sooty Wing; Hesperopsis libya (Scudder, 1878)
  • BNA: Mohave Sootywing; Hesperopsis libya
  • NDC: HELI
  • Habitat: Far western badlands in Atriplex flats; rare in ND
  • Larval food: Reported as Atriplex spp.
  • Adult flight: May-June and July-August
  • References: Royer 24, Ferris & Brown 87, Scott 499
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