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Hobomok Skipper (Poanes hobomok)

  • BND: Hobomok Skipper; Poanes hobomok (Harris, 1862)
  • BNA: Hobomok Skipper; Poanes hobomok
  • Habitat: Shady woodlands with moist soil; often found on blooms of Hesperis matronalis, Apocynum androsaemifolium
  • Larval food: Grasses, incl. Panicum, Poa
  • Adult flight: One brood, June
  • References: Royer 48, Opler & Krizek 244, Scott 453
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