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Polites vibex

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Hesperiidae
Scientific name  Polites vibex
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Polites
Rank  Species
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Similar  Panoquina ocola, Urbanus dorantes, Atalopedes campestris, Lerema accius, Wallengrenia otho

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Polites vibex, the whirlabout, is a butterfly in the Hesperiidae family. It is resident from the southeastern U.S. to the West Indies and Argentina, migrating northward to Ohio and Connecticut. The wingspan is 26–30 mm. It flies all year in the extreme south, and migrates north in late summer and fall.

The larvae feed on Paspalum ciliatifolium and Poaceae species.

References

Polites vibex Wikipedia


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