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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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
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Sinaloa, Mexico 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 Sonora, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Jackson 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 Collin County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Comanche County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Hamilton County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
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
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Brazos County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, San Jacinto County, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Harris County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, United States, Waller County December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, Travis County, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Bastrop 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 Guadalupe County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Gonzales 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 Atascosa County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, Live Oak 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 Goliad County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, United States, Victoria County December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, Refugio 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 Texas, Nueces County, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Jim Wells County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Duval County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, Kenedy County, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Brooks County, Texas, 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 Fannin County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, Kleberg County, 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, Tyler County, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, United States, Webb County December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, United States, Uvalde County December 31, 2004 Details