Common Streaky-Skipper

Celotes nessus
Celotes nessus
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Celotes nessus, the common streaky-skipper, is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. It is found in North America from southern Arizona, southern New Mexico, and western Texas south to northern Mexico. Rare strays can be found up to southern Oklahoma and northern Louisiana. The wingspan is 22–30 mm. There are several generations with adults on wing from March to September in Texas. The larvae feed on several mallow species, including Sphaeralcea and Sida filipes. Adults feed on flower nectar.

Common Streaky-Skipper

Celotes nessus

Is Common Streaky-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: Celotes