Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Mottled Bolla
Bolla clytius (Godman & Salvin, 1897)


Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Pyrginae
Identification: Upperside is brown-black with dark mottling; forewing has tiny transparent white spots at the apex.
Wing Span: 7/8 - 1 1/8 inches (2.2 - 2.9 cm).
Life History: Not reported.
Flight: June and October-November in South Texas; March-November in Mexico.
Caterpillar Hosts: Not reported.
Adult Food: Not reported.
Habitat: Canals in subtropical woods.
Range: Honduras north to northern Mexico. A periodic stray to central and South Texas and southern Arizona.
Conservation: Not necessary for rare tropical stray.
NCGR: G4 - Apparently secure globally, though it might be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs: None reported.
Comments: NULL