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Achlyodes thraso

Synonyms: Eantis peruvianus; Hesperia tamenund

Wikipedia Abstract

The Sickle-winged Skipper (Achlyodes mithridates) is a butterfly of the Hesperiidae family. It is found from Argentina, north through tropical America and the West Indies to southern Texas. A regular stray north to central Texas, rarely to Arkansas and Kansas.The wingspan is 35–45 mm. Adults are on wing all year round in most of its range.The larvae feed on leaves of Rutaceae species, including Zanthoxylum fagara in Texas and Zanthoxylum monophyllum in tropical America.
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Prey / Diet

Citrus aurantiifolia (lime)[1]
Citrus aurantium (myrtle-leaved orange tree)[1]
Citrus limon (lemon)[1]
Zanthoxylum fagara (lime pricklyash)[1]
Zanthoxylum schreberi[1]



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1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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