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Panoquina ocola (Ocola Skipper)

Synonyms: Pamphila heterospila; Pamphila ortygia; Pamphila stratyllis

Wikipedia Abstract

Panoquina ocola, the ocola skipper or long-winged skipper, is a species of butterfly of the Hesperiidae family. It is found in Paraguay north through tropical America and the West Indies to south Texas. Strays north to southeast Arizona, west Texas, central Missouri, Ohio, central Pennsylvania, and Long Island. The wingspan is 35–43 mm. The larvae feed on Oryza sativa, Saccharum officinarum and Hymenachne amplexicaulis.
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Wing Span [1]  1.22 inches (.031 m)

Prey / Diet

Oryza sativa (rice)[2]
Panicum repens (couch panicum)[2]
Saccharum officinarum (sugarcane)[2]
Verbesina encelioides (golden crownbeard)[2]

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Butterflies of Canada, Canadian Biodiversity Information Facility
2Jorrit 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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