Attributes of Nastra julia

Julia's Skipper
Nastra julia (H.A. Freeman, 1945)

Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Hesperiinae
Identification: Upperside is dark brown; forewing has 2-5 pale spots; hindwing is unmarked. Underside of hindwing is yellow-brown and veins are the same color, not paler.
Wing Span: 15/16 - 1 1/8 inches (2.4 - 2.9 cm).
Life History: To await females, males perch all day in grassy swales.
Flight: Throughout the year in South Texas, April-October elsewhere.
Caterpillar Hosts: Bermuda grass (Cynodon dactylon).
Adult Food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Stream banks, grassy ditches, moist grassy places, fields, open areas in scrub woodlands, lawns, flower gardens.
Range: South Texas south to central Mexico.
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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October 28, 2016 Jeff Trahan Goliad County, Texas, United States November 18, 2016 Details
October 27, 2016 jgiroux Texas, Travis County, United States November 15, 2016 Details
November 09, 2015 ncrosbyrd Hidalgo County, Texas, United States February 29, 2016 Details
July 02, 2008 Harry Forbes Calhoun County, Texas, United States January 22, 2016 Details
July 15, 2013 JimConrad Texas, Real County, United States January 01, 2016 Details
April 05, 2015 KristyBaker Cameron County, Texas, United States May 11, 2015 Details
April 06, 2015 KristyBaker Hidalgo County, Texas, United States May 11, 2015 Details
April 08, 2015 KristyBaker Hidalgo County, Texas, United States May 11, 2015 Details
July 26, 2013 Olivier SWIFT Veracruz-Llave, Mexico March 10, 2014 Details
June 17, 1992 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
October 26, 1989 legacy.reporter (Kilian Roever) La Paz County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details
September 05, 2000 legacy.reporter (Kilian Roever) Cochise County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details
October 31, 2005 legacy.reporter (Kilian Roever) Cochise County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details
October 28, 1973 legacy.reporter (Keith Hughes) Riverside County, California, United States January 06, 2010 Details
October 03, 1963 legacy.reporter (Kilian Roever?) Imperial County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
July 01, 1962 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Kern County, California, United States June 26, 2009 Details
October 31, 2005 legacy.reporter (Kilian Roever) Cochise County, Arizona, United States January 28, 2009 Details
September 05, 2000 legacy.reporter (Kilian Roever) Cochise County, Arizona, United States January 28, 2009 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter (Derek Muschalek) DeWitt County, Texas, United States December 28, 2007 Details
October 14, 2006 legacy.reporter (Mike Overton, Paul Opler) Tamaulipas, Mexico October 01, 2007 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Yuma County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter La Paz County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Mohave County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Kern County, California, United States December 31, 2004 Details
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January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Baja California Norte, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
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January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Durango, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Coahuila De Zaragoza, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
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January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Clark County, Nevada, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Texas, Terrell County, United States December 31, 2004 Details
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