Attributes of Satyrodes appalachia

Appalachian Brown
Satyrodes appalachia (R.L. Chermock, 1947)

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Satyrinae
Identification: Wings are medium brown. Lower side of forewing with the two end eyespots larger than the middle two; spots may not touch. Dark line inside the hindwing row spot is sinuous, not zigzagged.
Wing Span: 1 7/8 - 2 1/4 inches (4.8 - 5.7 cm).
Life History: To court females, males patrol and occasionally perch in small sunlit openings. Females lay eggs singly on or near the host plants; caterpillars feed on leaves at night and hide at the base of the plant during the day. Third- and fourth-stage caterpillars hibernate.
Flight: One brood from July-September in the north, two broods from June-October in the south.
Caterpillar Hosts: Sedge (Carex lacustris) and giant sedge (Rhynchospora inundata) in the sedge family (Cyperaceae).
Adult Food: Sap and other non-floral resources.
Habitat: Wooded wet swamps, shrub swamp, forest edges, and along slow-moving streams.
Range: Eastern Minnesota east to central New England and southern Quebec south through the Appalachians and coastal plain to Mississippi and Alabama. Isolated population in north peninsular Florida.
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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August 08, 2015 Dave Patton St Landry Parish, Louisiana, United States August 21, 2015 Details
May 03, 2015 Ron Smith Levy County, Florida, United States August 17, 2015 Details
August 08, 2015 rogerashton New Castle County, Delaware, United States August 17, 2015 Details
August 08, 2015 shelshots159 Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States August 17, 2015 Details
July 30, 2015 jim8435wisc Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States August 16, 2015 Details
August 14, 2015 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 14, 2015 Details
July 19, 2009 Ron Smith Clarion County, Pennsylvania, United States July 30, 2015 Details
July 08, 2015 jvkopple2 Kalkaska County, Michigan, United States July 24, 2015 Details
July 17, 2015 Lutya Albany County, New York, United States July 18, 2015 Details
September 14, 2013 ncrosbyrd Georgia, United States July 16, 2015 Details
June 28, 2015 Candler Coweta County, Georgia, United States July 16, 2015 Details
July 11, 2015 Bill Emch Chester County, South Carolina, United States July 11, 2015 Details
July 11, 2015 Bill Emch Chester County, South Carolina, United States July 11, 2015 Details
June 28, 2015 HHowell Campbell County, Tennessee, United States July 10, 2015 Details
July 03, 2015 cblazo Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States July 04, 2015 Details
July 04, 2015 Bill Emch Lee County, South Carolina, United States July 04, 2015 Details
June 07, 2007 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States July 02, 2015 Details
June 29, 2015 cblazo Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States July 01, 2015 Details
June 20, 2015 anaeamark Hillsborough County, Florida, United States June 28, 2015 Details
June 06, 2015 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States June 07, 2015 Details
May 25, 2015 lmreid71 Jefferson County, Alabama, United States May 31, 2015 Details
May 30, 2015 Doug Bruce Monroe County, Tennessee, United States May 31, 2015 Details
August 17, 2014 Tommie Rogers Dade County, Georgia, United States September 24, 2014 Details
September 07, 2014 Alicia Jackson Moore County, North Carolina, United States September 20, 2014 Details
September 07, 2014 dendroica5 Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States September 18, 2014 Details
August 24, 2014 jwilkinson Howard County, Maryland, United States August 29, 2014 Details
August 19, 2014 webielenberg Blount County, Tennessee, United States August 23, 2014 Details
August 13, 2014 Allen Belden Buckingham County, Virginia, United States August 19, 2014 Details
August 06, 2014 Fritz Riedel Calvert County, Maryland, United States August 16, 2014 Details
August 08, 2014 Carol ONeil James City County, Virginia, United States August 16, 2014 Details
July 25, 2014 jani Manitoba, Canada August 05, 2014 Details
July 19, 2014 schmev24 Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States July 31, 2014 Details
July 27, 2014 stephen stedman Van Buren County, Tennessee, United States July 27, 2014 Details
July 05, 2014 StephenD Summers County, West Virginia, United States July 25, 2014 Details
July 12, 2014 schmev24 Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States July 21, 2014 Details
July 06, 2014 cyric Washington County, Rhode Island, United States July 21, 2014 Details
July 13, 2014 bauersteven Rockland County, New York, United States July 21, 2014 Details
July 05, 2014 Doug Bruce Johnson County, Tennessee, United States July 08, 2014 Details
July 04, 2014 juliereid Ontario, Canada July 04, 2014 Details
June 14, 2014 mrcnaturally Westchester County, New York, United States June 25, 2014 Details
June 15, 2014 ddodd Marion County, Tennessee, United States June 15, 2014 Details
June 08, 2014 J_Bloom4417 Fairfax County, Virginia, United States June 09, 2014 Details
June 02, 2014 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States June 03, 2014 Details
August 25, 2013 Brian Taber James City County, Virginia, United States March 16, 2014 Details
September 18, 2013 Rosemary Kramer Monroe County, Georgia, United States February 12, 2014 Details
August 17, 2013 sbruenjes Essex County, New Jersey, United States February 11, 2014 Details
June 15, 2012 Chip Krilowicz Burlington County, New Jersey, United States February 05, 2014 Details
June 29, 2012 Rick Henle Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States February 05, 2014 Details
June 06, 2009 Chip Krilowicz Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States February 05, 2014 Details
July 26, 2013 jr.berry Union County, New Jersey, United States February 05, 2014 Details