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Carolina Satyr (Hermeuptychia sosybius)

Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Nymphalidae (nim-FAL-ih-dee) (Info)
Genus: Hermeuptychia
Species: sosybius

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Barling, Arkansas
Benton, Kentucky
Stilwell, Oklahoma
Houston, Texas
Mission, Texas

Members' Notes:

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On Aug 13, 2007, melody from Benton, KY (Zone 7a) wrote:

Found throughout the eastern US in meadows and woodlands.

Host plants are many grasses, including Broadleaf Carpet Grass and KY Bluegrass.

Three generations in the north and more than three in the south.

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