Attributes of Agathymus baueri

Bauer's Giant-Skipper
Agathymus baueri (D. Stallings & Turner, 1954)

Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Megathyminae
Identification: Upperside: Both wings suffused with orange, especially basally. Postmedian band of orange-yellow spots on both wings. Underside: Dark gray with postbasal and postmedian bands of gray-white spots. Caterpillar similar to that of the Orange Giant-Skipper.
Wing Span: 2 1/16 - 2 1/4 inches (53 - 58 mm).
Life History: NULL
Flight: September - November (1 flight).
Caterpillar Hosts: McKelvey's agave in the northwest; chrysantha agave and hybrids with Parry's agave in the southeast.
Adult Food: NULL
Habitat: Canyons and rocky slopes in desert mountain ranges.
Range: Eastern California, central and northeastern Arizona.
Conservation: NULL
NCGR: G4 - Apparently secure globally, though it might be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs: NULL
Taxonomy Notes:

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Agathymus baueri - AbaueriAZMaricopaSycamoreCreek28Sep07TomHorton.jpg

Agathymus baueri - AbaueriAZMaricopaSycamoreCreek28Sep07TomHorton.jpg
Agathymus baueri - AbaueriNGrishin.jpg

Agathymus baueri - AbaueriNGrishin.jpg

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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
August 30, 2005 legacy.reporter (Bob Barber) Yavapai County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details
October 01, 1988 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Mohave County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
October 02, 1988 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Mohave County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
September 03, 1989 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Mohave County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
September 17, 1989 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Mohave County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
September 17, 1989 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Mohave County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
September 20, 1990 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Mohave County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
September 18, 2004 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Mohave County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
September 08, 1967 legacy.reporter (Ronald S. Wielgus) Maricopa County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
September 08, 1968 legacy.reporter (Richard Funk) Yavapai County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
October 15, 1966 legacy.reporter (Stallings & Turner) Yavapai County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
September 27, 1961 legacy.reporter (Stallings & Turner) Yavapai County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
October 09, 1969 legacy.reporter (Al & Tom Rubbert) Maricopa County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
October 25, 1969 legacy.reporter (Ronald S. Wielgus) Maricopa County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
October 26, 1969 legacy.reporter (Ronald S. Wielgus) Maricopa County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2011 Details
August 30, 2005 legacy.reporter (Brian Banker) Yavapai County, Arizona, United States January 28, 2009 Details
January 01, 1998 legacy.reporter (K. Roever) Mohave County, Arizona, United States May 11, 2007 Details
January 01, 1998 legacy.reporter (K. Roever) Yavapai County, Arizona, United States May 11, 2007 Details
January 01, 1998 legacy.reporter (K. Roever) Gila County, Arizona, United States May 11, 2007 Details
January 01, 1998 legacy.reporter (K. Roever) Pinal County, Arizona, United States May 11, 2007 Details
January 01, 1998 legacy.reporter (K. Roever) Maricopa County, Arizona, United States May 11, 2007 Details