Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Skinner's Cloudywing
Achalarus albociliatus (Mabille, 1877)

Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Pyrginae
Identification: Wings are brown with white fringes.
Wing Span: Not reported.
Life History: Not reported.
Flight: Many flights in Mexico.
Caterpillar Hosts: Not reported.
Adult Food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Tropical thorn scrub and other tropical plant communities.
Range: Venezuela north to Mexico. A rare stray to Arizona and South Texas.
Conservation: Not necessary for a rare stray.
NCGR: G5 - Demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs: None reported.
Comments: NULL