northern cloudywing

(Thorybes pylades)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

not yet assessed

northern cloudywing

NatureServe

N5 - Secure

SNR - Unranked

Minnesota

not listed

Occurrence

 

Flight/Season

One brood from late May to mid-July

Habitat

Open or scrubby boreal forest and forest openings and edges

Size

 

 

Identification

 

 
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Species

 


Larval Food

Legumes (Fabaceae)

 
Adult Food

Nectar from blue, purple, pink, or white flowers, but not yellow flowers.

 
Life Cycle

 

 
Behavior

 


Distribution Distribution Map   Sources: 7, 20, 21, 29, 71.

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Taxonomy

Order:

Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)

 

Suborder:

Glossata

 

Infraorder:

Neolepidoptera

 

Parvorder:

Heteroneura

 

No Rank:

Ditrysia

 

No Rank:

Obtectomera

 

Superfamily:

Hesperioidea (skippers)

 

Family:

Hesperiidae (skippers)

 

Subfamily:

Eudaminae

 
Synonyms

 

 
Common
Names

northern cloudywing


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

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