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Atlas of North Dakota Butterflies

Little Wood Satyr (Megisto cymela)

  • BND: Little Wood Satyr; Megisto cymela (Cramer, 1777)
  • BNA: Little Wood Satyr; Megisto cymela
  • Habitat: Shady woodlands, in ND often near hazel stands
  • Larval food: Dactylis glomerata, doubtless other grass species
  • Adult flight: One brood, primarily in June
  • References: Royer 164, Opler & Krizek 184, Scott 237
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