Attributes of Amblyscirtes linda

Linda's Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes linda H.A. Freeman, 1943

Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Hesperiinae
Identification: Upperside is dark brown with a few light spots; male forewing stigma is obscure. Underside of forewing is deep brown with a black tip; hindwing is black-brown with gray overscales and a band of pale gray spots.
Wing Span: 1 1/8 - 1 5/16 inches (2.9 - 3.4 cm).
Life History: Females lay eggs singly on the underside of host leaves near the edge. Caterpillars eat leaves, and live and pupate in tents of folded, sealed leaves.
Flight: Two broods from April-July.
Caterpillar Hosts: Indian woodoats grass (Chasmanthium latifolia).
Adult Food: Nectar from flowers including blackberry.
Habitat: Near woodland streams.
Range: Western Tennessee west through southern Illinois, Missouri, and Arkansas to eastern Oklahoma.
Conservation: Populations and their habitat should be conserved wherever found.
NCGR: G2 - Imperiled globally because of rarity (6 to 20 occurrences), or because of other factors demonstrably making it very vulnerable to extinction throughout its range. (Endangered throughout its range).
Management Needs: None reported.
Taxonomy Notes:

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July 15, 2013 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States July 17, 2013 Details
April 16, 2013 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States April 18, 2013 Details
April 15, 2012 Larry S Price Howard County, Arkansas, United States October 21, 2012 Details
August 24, 2009 legacy.reporter (Jim W. Arterburn) Atoka County, Oklahoma, United States October 16, 2009 Details
August 24, 2009 legacy.reporter (Jim W. Arterburn) Atoka County, Oklahoma, United States August 28, 2009 Details
July 04, 2008 legacy.reporter (Ribitzki, Paul & Williams, Ken) McCurtain County, Oklahoma, United States April 03, 2009 Details
July 20, 1980 legacy.reporter St Louis County, Missouri, United States March 12, 2007 Details
August 08, 1982 legacy.reporter (Frohmberg, Eric) Laclede County, Missouri, United States March 12, 2007 Details
September 04, 1929 legacy.reporter (O'Byrne, H.I.) Jefferson County, Missouri, United States March 12, 2007 Details
May 05, 1974 legacy.reporter Benton County, Missouri, United States February 21, 2007 Details
June 08, 1996 legacy.reporter (Roever, Kilian) Barry County, Missouri, United States February 21, 2007 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Carroll County, Arkansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Faulkner County, Arkansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Washington County, Arkansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Jackson County, Illinois, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Monroe County, Illinois, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Franklin County, Kansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter St Clair County, Missouri, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Craig County, Oklahoma, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Mayes County, Oklahoma, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Madison County, Tennessee, United States December 31, 2004 Details