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Hammock Skipper (Polygonus leo arizonensis)
above was collected in Glenn Heights (Dallas Co.), Texas on
October 28, 2006 as it took nectar onWhite Mistflower ( Eupatorium wrightii).
|Caterpillar Hostplants||No known host plants in our area. Within other parts of its range it utilizes members of the Leguminosae, such as Derris elliptica, Lonchocarpus domingensis, Piscidia carthagenensis, Pongamia pinnata.|
|Seasonal Flight Data||A very uncommon stray with only three reports in the north Texas area. Not to be expected until late in the year.|
|General Notes||Range, according to Howe: From southern Florida, western Texas, Arizona and southern California south to Peru and Argentina and through the West Indies.|