Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Nabokov's Satyr
Cyllopsis pyracmon (Butler, 1867)

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Satyrinae
Identification: Upperside is reddish brown; male forewing with dark scales in and below the cell. Underside of hindwing has a dark postmedian line with an outward-pointing jag near the costa.
Wing Span: 1 1/2 - 1 3/4 inches (3.8 - 4.5 cm).
Life History: Not reported.
Flight: Two broods from May-June and August-September.
Caterpillar Hosts: Muhlenbergia emersleyi in Arizona.
Adult Food: Not reported.
Habitat: Oak and pinyon woodland, streamsides.
Range: Guatemala north through Mexico to southeastern Arizona and southwestern New 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.
Comments: NULL
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