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Atlas of North Dakota Butterflies

Long Dash (Polites mystic)


  • BND: Long Dash; Polites mystic (W. H. Edwards, 1863)
  • BNA: Long Dash; Polites mystic
  • NDC: POMY
  • Habitat: Marsh edges, wet meadows & ditches, esp. on alfalfa blooms
  • Larval food: Grasses, incl. Poa, Agropyron, Phleum
  • Adult flight: One brood, mid-June into July
  • References: Royer 40, Opler & Krizek 235, Scott 445
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