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Northern Pearly Eye (Enodia anthedon)

  • BND: Northern Pearly Eye; Enodia anthedon A. H. Clark, 1936
  • BNA: Northern Pearly Eye; Enodia anthedon
  • Habitat: Deep, shady woodlands; often perches on trunks; drinks sap
  • Larval food: Grasses, incl. Leersia, Hystix, Phalaris, Schizachne
  • Adult flight: One brood in July
  • References: Royer 162, Layberry et al. 213, Opler & Krizek 176, Scott 234
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