Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper

Amblyscirtes aesculapius
Amblyscirtes aesculapius
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Amblyscirtes aesculapius (the lace-winged roadside skipper) is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. It is found from eastern Oklahoma and eastern Texas, east to south-east Virginia, south along the Atlantic Coast to northern Florida. The wingspan is 30–38 mm. Adults are on wing from March to September. There are two generations per year. The larvae probably feed on Arundinaria species. Adults feed on the nectar from various flowers, including elephant's-foot, sweet pepperbush, blackberry, white clover, selfheal and dogbane.

Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper

Amblyscirtes aesculapius

Is Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper harmful?

There is no data about harmful of this species. Don't forget to be careful.

Sientific classification

kingdom: Animalia
phylum: Arthropoda
class: Insecta
order: Lepidoptera
family: Hesperiidae
genus: Amblyscirtes