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Atlas of North Dakota Butterflies

Dark Wood Nymph (Cercyonis oetus)


  • BND: Dark Wood Nymph; Cercyonis oetus (Boisduval, 1869)
  • BNA: Small Wood Nymph; Cercyonis oetus
  • NDC: CEOE
  • Habitat: Open woodlands and sage flats in badlands
  • Larval food: Unknown grass sp.
  • Adult flight: One brood, late July into August
  • References: Royer 168, Ferris & Brown 275, Scott 242
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