Attributes of Amblyscirtes celia

Celia's Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes celia Skinner, 1895

Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Hesperiinae
Identification: Upperside is dark brown; forewing has a light spot at the end of the cell. Underside of hindwing is gray with 2 rows of distinct white spots.
Wing Span: 7/8 - 1 1/16 inches (2.2 - 2.7 cm).
Life History: Males perch to watch for receptive females. Caterpillars eat leaves and make shelters of rolled or tied leaves, and fourth-stage caterpillars hibernate. Pupation occurs within leaf nests in soil debris.
Flight: Several broods; from May-September in central Texas, throughout the year in South Texas.
Caterpillar Hosts: Paspalum grass.
Adult Food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Woodland openings.
Range: Texas south to northeast Mexico. Strays to southwest Louisiana.
Conservation: Not usually required.
NCGR: G4 - Apparently secure globally, though it might be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs: None reported.
Taxonomy Notes:

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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
July 27, 2016 Shirley Wilkerson Brazos County, Texas, United States March 13, 2017 Details
July 25, 2016 gpstewart Texas, United States, Williamson County November 18, 2016 Details
August 13, 2016 gpstewart Texas, United States, Williamson County November 17, 2016 Details
November 06, 2015 ncrosbyrd Hidalgo County, Texas, United States February 28, 2016 Details
April 05, 2015 KristyBaker Texas, United States, Willacy County May 10, 2015 Details
April 05, 2015 KristyBaker Cameron County, Texas, United States May 10, 2015 Details
April 08, 2015 KristyBaker Hidalgo County, Texas, United States May 10, 2015 Details
March 26, 2015 Robalero Hidalgo County, Texas, United States April 13, 2015 Details
April 07, 2014 KristyBaker Hidalgo County, Texas, United States January 01, 2015 Details
April 06, 2014 KristyBaker Cameron County, Texas, United States January 01, 2015 Details
September 02, 2013 Redheart Canyonlands Bandera County, Texas, United States December 27, 2013 Details
June 27, 2013 lmreid71 Comal County, Texas, United States August 18, 2013 Details
January 01, 2003 legacy.reporter (Bordelon and Knudson) Culberson County, Texas, United States January 08, 2008 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter (Derek Muschalek) DeWitt County, Texas, United States December 28, 2007 Details
June 17, 2005 legacy.reporter (Lawrence Duhon) Denton County, Texas, United States December 04, 2007 Details
June 13, 2007 legacy.reporter (Don Dubois) Texas, Montgomery County, United States July 19, 2007 Details
September 14, 1927 legacy.reporter Taney County, Missouri, United States March 12, 2007 Details
July 27, 2003 legacy.reporter (David Henderson) Texas, United States, Waller County August 28, 2006 Details
July 21, 2004 legacy.reporter (David Henderson) Austin County, Texas, United States August 28, 2006 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Cameron Parish, Louisiana, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Nuevo Leon, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Tamaulipas, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Jeff Davis County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Brewster County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, United States, Val Verde County December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, Tom Green County, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Edwards County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, United States, Uvalde County December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Coleman County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, Kimble County, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, Kerr County, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Bandera County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Frio County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Harrison County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Dallas County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, Tarrant County, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, Starr County, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Hidalgo County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Cameron County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, United States, Willacy County December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, Kenedy County, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, Nueces County, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, San Patricio County, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Bee County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Bexar County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Guadalupe County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Comal County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Blanco County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Hays County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, Travis County, United States December 31, 2004 Details