Attributes of Eantis tamenund

Northern Sicklewing
Eantis tamenund (W.H. Edwards, 1871)

Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Pyrginae
Identification: Forewing is pointed, with a shallow indentation below the apex. Upperside of male is dark brown with a purple sheen and pale brown spots; female is brown with bands of square blue-gray or olive-gray spots.
Wing Span: 1 3/8 - 1 3/4 inches (3.5 - 4.5 cm).
Life History: Adults rest under or on top of leaves. Females deposit eggs singly on the top of host plant leaves, which the caterpillars eat. Caterpillars rest in nests of silked-together leaves.
Flight: Many flights all year in South Texas; most common from August-November.
Caterpillar Hosts: Trees in the citrus family (Rutaceae) prickly-ash (Zanthoxylum fagara) in Texas; Z. monophyllum and various Citrus species in tropical America.
Adult Food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Openings and edges in tropical thorn forest and scrub; city gardens.
Range: Argentina north through tropical America and the West Indies to South Texas. A regular stray north to central Texas, rarely to Arkansas and Kansas.
Conservation: Maintain habitat extent and integrity in the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas.
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
November 06, 2013 lbell007 Cameron County, Texas, United States January 15, 2014 Details
November 17, 2012 jeffmci9 Texas, Travis County, United States March 21, 2013 Details
October 03, 2010 Doug Taron Veracruz-Llave, Mexico January 25, 2013 Details
December 01, 2012 Jbatch12 Texas, Matagorda County, United States December 22, 2012 Details
August 03, 2012 Jessica Womack Fannin County, Texas, United States October 14, 2012 Details
August 25, 2009 Harry Forbes Calhoun County, Texas, United States August 15, 2012 Details
May 06, 2012 aahewetson Texas, Karnes County, United States May 19, 2012 Details
January 10, 2011 Tommie Rogers Hidalgo County, Texas, United States February 20, 2011 Details
October 20, 2010 Gary L. Spicer Texas, Robertson County, United States January 14, 2011 Details
September 16, 2008 legacy.reporter (John & Molly Kaye) Hidalgo County, Texas, United States May 18, 2009 Details
November 14, 2008 aahewetson (Anthony Hewetson) Jim Hogg County, Texas, United States May 05, 2009 Details
September 19, 2007 legacy.reporter (Nelson, John M.) Coal County, Oklahoma, United States April 03, 2009 Details
October 10, 2007 legacy.reporter (Ribitzki, Paul) Love County, Oklahoma, United States April 03, 2009 Details
July 17, 2007 legacy.reporter (Williams, Ken) Rogers County, Oklahoma, United States April 03, 2009 Details
October 28, 2007 legacy.reporter (Justin & Valerie Valleau) Texas, Smith County, United States January 08, 2008 Details
November 04, 2007 legacy.reporter (Don Dubois) Texas, Montgomery County, United States January 08, 2008 Details
October 17, 2007 legacy.reporter (Diane and Hugh Wedgeworth) Texas, Kenedy County, United States January 08, 2008 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter (Derek Muschalek) DeWitt County, Texas, United States December 28, 2007 Details
October 11, 2007 legacy.reporter (Bill Lindemann) Gillespie County, Texas, United States October 30, 2007 Details
October 11, 2007 legacy.reporter (Harlen Aschen) Calhoun County, Texas, United States October 30, 2007 Details
July 17, 2007 legacy.reporter (Ken Willians) Rogers County, Oklahoma, United States October 30, 2007 Details
October 14, 2006 legacy.reporter (Mike Overton, Paul Opler) Tamaulipas, Mexico October 01, 2007 Details
October 15, 2006 legacy.reporter (Mike Overton, Paul Opler) San Luis Potosi, Mexico October 01, 2007 Details
October 16, 2006 legacy.reporter (Mike Overton, Paul Opler) Tamaulipas, Mexico October 01, 2007 Details
October 17, 2006 legacy.reporter (Mike Overton, Paul Opler) Tamaulipas, Mexico October 01, 2007 Details
October 16, 2006 legacy.reporter (Mike Overton, Paul Opler) Tamaulipas, Mexico October 01, 2007 Details
October 15, 2006 legacy.reporter (Mike Overton, Paul Opler) Tamaulipas, Mexico October 01, 2007 Details
October 15, 2006 legacy.reporter (Mike Overton, Paul Opler) Tamaulipas, Mexico October 01, 2007 Details
September 01, 2007 Gary L. Spicer (Gary Spicer) Ellis County, Texas, United States September 11, 2007 Details
July 12, 2007 legacy.reporter (James McDermott) Texas, Kaufman County, United States July 19, 2007 Details
September 30, 2003 legacy.reporter (Phyllis Dolich) Texas, United States, Williamson County April 02, 2007 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Washington County, Arkansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Riley County, Kansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Sumner County, Kansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
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January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Sonora, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Jackson County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
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January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Coryell County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Bell County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Bosque County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, McLennan County, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Freestone 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