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Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)

  • BND: Dion Skipper; Euphyes dion (W. H. Edwards, 1879)
  • BNA: Dion Skipper; Euphyes dion
  • Habitat: Rare; lush marshes with Carex, Typha, Asclepias incarnata
  • Larval food: Carex lacustris, probably other Carex, possibly Scirpus
  • Adult flight: One brood, July
  • References: Royer 50, Opler & Krizek 249, Scott 455
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