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Atlas of North Dakota Butterflies

Dakota Skipper (Hesperia dacotae)

  • BND: Dakota Skipper; Hesperia dacotae (Skinner, 1911)
  • BNA: Dakota Skipper; Hesperia dacotae
  • Habitat: Mesic tall-grass or mixed-grass native prairies, often those with Zygadenus elegans
  • Larval food: Grasses, esp. Andropogon scoparius
  • Adult flight: One brood, mid-June to early July
  • References: Royer 36, Opler & Krizek 231, Scott 441
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