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Atlas of North Dakota Butterflies

Checkered Skipper (Pyrgus communis)

  • Habitat: Open, dry, sunny ground
  • Larval food: Malvaceae
  • Adult flight: Spring immigrants yield at least one additional brood
  • References: Royer 22, Ferris & Brown 83, Scott 495
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