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Poweshiek Skipperling (Oarisma poweshiek)

  • BND: Poweshiek Skipperling; Oarisma poweshiek (Parker, 1870)
  • BNA: Poweshiek Skipperling; Oarisma poweshiek
  • Habitat: Virgin fresh tallgrass meadows
  • Larval food: Unknown sedge or grass, possibly Eleocharis
  • Adult flight: One brood, Late June to early July
  • References: Royer 28, Opler & Krizek 223, Scott 431
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