Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Oyamel Skipper
Lon monticola (Godman, 1900)

Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Hesperiinae
Wing Span:
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Range: West to south-central Mexico (source: Butterflies of America).
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: Lon is a new genus. See Cong, Qian, Jing Zhang, Jinhui Shen and Nikolay Vyacheslav Grishin 2019b. Fifty new genera of Hesperiidae (Lepidoptera). Insecta Mundi 731: 1-56, 13 figs., 1 tab.
Alternate Scientific Names:
Poanes monticola
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