GIANT SKIPPERS Family Megathymidae Not illus.

Identification: Head narrower than thorax. Antennae not hooked at tip, but with a large club. Hind tibiae with only 1 pair of spurs. Wingspread 40 mm. or more.

Giant skippers are fast-flying insects that hold their wings vertical at rest. They occur in the South and West. Larvae bore in stems and roots of yucca and related plants. Larvae are

Wings of Heliconian

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