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Common Wood Nymph (Cercyonis pegala)

  • BND: Common Wood Nymph; Cercyonis pegala (Fabricius, 1775)
  • BNA: Common Wood Nymph; Cercyonis pegala
  • Habitat: Native prairies and grasslands
  • Larval food: Andropogon, Stipa; many grasses are no doubt utilized
  • Adult flight: One brood, primarily in July and August
  • References: Royer 166, Layberry et al. 217, Opler & Krizek 186, Scott 240
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