Wallengrenia otho

Southern Broken Dash

Wallengrenia otho
Wallengrenia otho
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Wallengrenia egeremet, the northern broken dash , is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. It is found in North America from southern Maine and southern Ontario, west across the Great Lakes states to southeastern North Dakota, south to central Florida, the Gulf Coast and south-eastern Texas. The wingspan is 25–39 mm. Adults are on wing from June to August in one generation in most of the range. There are two generations with adults on wing from May to October in the deep south and eastern Texas. The larvae feed on various Panicum species, including Panicum clandestinum and Panicum dichotomum. Adults feed on the nectar from various flowers, but they prefer white, pink or purple flowers, including dogbane, red clover, New Jersey tea and sweet pepperbush.

Southern Broken Dash

Wallengrenia otho

Is Southern Broken Dash 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: Wallengrenia