Attributes of Cyllopsis gemma

Gemmed Satyr
Cyllopsis gemma (Hübner, 1808)

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Satyrinae
Identification: Wings are brown and lack eyespots. Underside of hindwing has a silvery patch at the outer margin which contains 4 black reflective spots.
Wing Span: 1 3/8 - 1 11/16 inches (3.5 - 4.3 cm).
Life History: Males patrol for receptive females. Eggs are laid on or near the host plant. Caterpillars feed at night and hide at the base of the plant during the day. Fourth-stage caterpillars hibernate.
Flight: Several broods all through the year in South Texas; three broods from April-September elsewhere.
Caterpillar Hosts: Probably Bermuda grass (Cynodon dactylon).
Adult Food: Not reported.
Habitat: Near open, wet woodland; grassy areas near water; near streams and ponds.
Range: Southeastern United States south to central peninsular Florida; west to southeast Kansas, central Oklahoma, central Texas, and northeastern Mexico.
Conservation: Not usually required.
NCGR: G5 - Demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs: None reported.
Taxonomy Notes:

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January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Jackson County, Alabama, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Barbour County, Alabama, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter DeKalb County, Alabama, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Madison County, Alabama, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Montgomery County, Alabama, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Cleburne County, Arkansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Carroll County, Arkansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Craighead County, Arkansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Conway County, Arkansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Independence County, Arkansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Franklin County, Arkansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Desha 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 Miller County, Arkansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Lee County, Arkansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Jefferson County, Arkansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Phillips County, Arkansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Newton County, Arkansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Mississippi County, Arkansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Pulaski 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 Alachua County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Citrus County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Dixie County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Duval County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Flagler County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Franklin County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Gadsden County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Hillsborough County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Leon County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Levy County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Liberty County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Orange County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Pasco County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Polk County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Seminole County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Volusia County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Wakulla County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Union County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Banks County, Georgia, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Bartow County, Georgia, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Bibb County, Georgia, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Butts County, Georgia, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Camden County, Georgia, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Chatham County, Georgia, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Cherokee County, Georgia, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Clarke County, Georgia, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Columbia County, Georgia, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Coweta County, Georgia, United States December 31, 2004 Details