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Common branded skipper
Hesperia comma

Common branded skipper

Type of Insect: butterfly
Size: small
Overall Color: pale orangish and gray
Larval Foods: grasses
Adult Foods:
Larval Type: caterpillar
status: common
Description: small pale gray and orangish butterfly with white markings. Swept back wings

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Class: Hexapoda (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (butterflies,moths)
Family: 05 Hesperiidae (skippers)
SubFamily: 05 Hesperiinae (grass skippers)
Genus: Hesperia
Species: comma

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