Attributes of Thorybes confusis

Confused Cloudywing
Thorybes confusis Bell, 1922

Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Pyrginae
Identification: Upperside is dark brown; forewing spots are transparent and elongated. Male lacks a costal fold. Underside of hindwing is dark brown with well-defined markings.
Wing Span: 1 1/2 - 1 7/8 inches (3.8 - 4.8 cm).
Life History: Not reported.
Flight: Two broods from April-August.
Caterpillar Hosts: Possibly bush clover (Lespedeza) in the pea family (Fabaceae). This species has been documented ovipositing on Tephrosia florida (Florida Hoarypea) in North Carolina.
Adult Food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Near swamps and marshes; woods in river valleys.
Range: Southeastern Pennsylvania west to Missouri, south along the Atlantic Coastal plain to central Florida, the Gulf Coast, and Texas. Strays to southeastern Kansas, southern Illinois, and New Jersey.
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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January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Burlington County, New Jersey, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Jefferson County, Alabama, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Mobile County, Alabama, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Shelby County, Alabama, 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 Faulkner County, Arkansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Hempstead 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 Miller 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 New Castle County, Delaware, 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 Brevard 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 Clay 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 Escambia 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 Hernando 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 Jackson County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Jefferson 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 Madison County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Marion County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Okeechobee 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 Putnam County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter St Johns County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Santa Rosa 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 Sumter 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 Walton County, Florida, 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 Chatham 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 Dodge County, Georgia, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Fulton County, Georgia, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Grady County, Georgia, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Rabun County, Georgia, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Georgia, Screven County, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Georgia, Thomas County, United States December 31, 2004 Details