Animalia > Arthropoda > Insecta > Lepidoptera > Hesperioidea > Hesperiidae > Lerema > Lerema accius

Lerema accius (clouded skipper)

Synonyms: Cymaenes pattenii; Goniloba parumpunctata; Hesperia chamis; Hesperia monoco; Hesperia nortonii; Hesperia phocylides; Hesperia punctella; Papilio curtius

Wikipedia Abstract

Lerema accius, the clouded skipper, is a butterfly of the Hesperiidae family. It is found in the United States from Georgia west to Texas, south to Florida, and south through Mexico and Central America to Venezuela and Colombia. The wingspan is 32–45 mm. Adults are on wing year round in Florida and southern Texas. The larvae feed on various grasses including Stenotaphrum secundatum, Erianthus alopecturoides and Echinochloa povietianum. Adults feed on the nectar of various pink, purple, or white flowers, including shepherd's needle, selfheal, vervain, buttonbush and lantana.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Carlsbad Caverns National Park II 15448 New Mexico, United States

Prey / Diet

Panicum capillare (panicgrass)[1]
Sorghum halepense (aleppo milletgrass)[1]
Zea mays (corn)[1]




Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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