North American Ecology (US and Canada)
endemic to a single nation
Regularity: Regularly occurring
Type of Residency: Year-round
Comments: A variety of xeric to hydric grassy habitats either very open or brushy, not in true forest, but frequently in sparsely wooded settings. Not a lawn species but does occur in some infrequently mowed parks. Usually fairly localized in discrete habitats. Very often assocaiated with little bluestem grass which is one of the foodplants but apparently it uses many grasses..
Non-Migrant: No. All populations of this species make significant seasonal migrations.
Locally Migrant: No. No populations of this species make local extended movements (generally less than 200 km) at particular times of the year (e.g., to breeding or wintering grounds, to hibernation sites).
Locally Migrant: No. No populations of this species make annual migrations of over 200 km.
Comments: Little bluestem (SCHIZACYRIUM SCOPARIUS) is most reported. ERIANTHUS GIGANTEUS is a foodplant in New Jersey and wetland ANDROPOGON species are strongly suspected there--D. Schweitzer.
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage: Nastra lherminier
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 9
Species With Barcodes: 1
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