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Lerodea eufala (rice leaffolder; eufala skipper)

Synonyms: Carystus micylla; Goniloba dispersa; Lerodea obscura; Pamphila floridae

Wikipedia Abstract

The Eufala Skipper or Rice Leaffolder (Lerodea eufala) is a butterfly of the Hesperiidae family. It is found from the coast of Georgia, south through Florida and west across the southern United States to southern California, south through Mexico and Central America to Patagonia. In the summer, it expands its range north to central California, North Dakota, southern Wisconsin, northern Michigan and Washington D.C..The wingspan is 25–32 mm.
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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

Chloris gayana (rhodesgrass)[1]
Cynodon dactylon (manienie)[1]
Cyperus rotundus (nutgrass)[2]
Echinochloa crus-galli (barnyard grass)[1]
Iris relicta (German Iris)[2]
Lupinus succulentus (bigleaf lupine)[1]
Oryza sativa (rice)[1]
Panicum maximum (Guinea Grass)[1]
Saccharum officinarum (sugarcane)[1]
Setaria verticillata (rough bristle grass)[1]
Sorghum bicolor (broom-corn)[1]
Sorghum halepense (aleppo milletgrass)[1]
Verbesina encelioides (golden crownbeard)[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.
2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Protected Areas provided by Carlsbad Caverns National Park
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access