Little Glassywing is a butterfly species from the Hesperiidae family. This butterfly is found in eastern United States and parts of Canada and New England.
The Little Glassywing is a small butterfly with a wingspan of 39 millimeters. This butterfly is brown in color with some white splotches around the wings.
The caterpillar of the Little Glassywing is tan or green and has a lot of small, tube like hair on it. It also has a stripe that goes down its body. The head is brown with black trim.
The Little Glassywing is found in eastern United States in states such as Florida, Nebraska, Texas and is found on the Gulf Coast. This butterfly is also found in New England and in Canada.
The habitat of the Little Glassywing is fields, prairies and open meadows.
The Little Glassywing butterfly drinks nectar from pink, purple and white flowers including the Eutrochium, Mentha and Prunella.
There are two subspecies of the Little Glassywing including the Pompeius Verna Verna and the Pompeius Verna Sequoyah.
The Little Glassywing is most active in late June to the middle of August.
The Little Glassywing males will look at vegetation that is closer to the ground and stay there until the female comes. They will wait until noon until they search for their females.
What is the Little Grassywing?
The Little Grassyingwing is a butterfly that is found in eastern parts of the United States.
What does the Little Grassywing eat?
The Little Grassywing eats flowering plants such as joe-pye weed, milkweed, swamp milkweed, peppermint, and dogbane. This butterfly wants to drink nectar from pink, purple and white flowers.
What is the habitat of the Little Glassywing?
The habitat of the Little Glassywing is in moist areas like bogs, gardens, fields and meadows.
What does the male Little Grassywing have on its front wing that lets out a smell to attract females?
The Little Grassywing has a stigma on its front wings that helps it to find a female.
What states can the Little Grassywing butterfly be found in?
The Little Grassywing can be found in Minnesota, Texas, New Hampshire, Florida and in parts of Canada.