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Carterocephalus palaemon (Arctic skipper)


Wikipedia Abstract

The chequered skipper or Arctic skipper (Carterocephalus palaemon) is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae.
View Wikipedia Record: Carterocephalus palaemon



Wing Span [1]  0.984 inches (.025 m)

Protected Areas


Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap


Lanius excubitor (Northern Shrike)[4]
Libellula quadrimaculata (Four-spotted Skimmer)[4]
Phygadeuon alaskensis (Ichneumon Wasp)[4]
Phylloscopus borealis (Arctic Warbler)[4]
Poecile hudsonicus (Boreal Chickadee)[4]

External References

NatureServe Explorer


Attributes / relations provided by
1Butterflies of Canada, Canadian Biodiversity Information Facility
2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
4Making The Forest And Tundra Wildlife Connection
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0