Ecology of the threatened Harbison’s dun skipper (Euphyes vestris harbisoni) for conservation efforts within a habitat conservation plan

  title={Ecology of the threatened Harbison’s dun skipper (Euphyes vestris harbisoni) for conservation efforts within a habitat conservation plan},
  author={Daniel A. Marschalek and David K. Faulkner and Douglas H. Deutschman},
  journal={Journal of Insect Conservation},
Southern California is a biodiversity hotspot, an area with high species richness and where many species are threatened with extinction. Six lepidopteran taxa are of conservation concern, including three listed on the United States Endangered Species Act. The Harbison’s dun skipper (Euphyes vestris harbisoni) may also have an elevated risk of extinction; however, little is known about its ecology or current status. Due to this conservation concern, we conducted surveys for the skipper to more… Expand
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