Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Kendamulaza Skipper
Stinga kendamulaza A. Warren & Austin, 2009

Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Hesperiinae
Identification: Superficially similar to S. morrisoni, except pale markings on ventral hindwing consist of a narrow white line with the middle strongly displaced outwardly.
Wing Span: 1 - 13/16 inches (2.6 - 3.0 cm).
Life History: Males defend perches on hilltops and grassy openings on hillsides and ridgelines, below hilltops.
Flight: One flight, in spring.
Caterpillar Hosts: Unknown.
Adult Food: Flower nectar
Habitat: Partly forested Oak-Juniper or Oak Pine areas with grassy openings.
Range: S. Mexico
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL