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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the Poweshiek Skipperling (Oarisma Poweshiek) in Canada

COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report
on the
Poweshiek Skipperling
Oarisma Poweshiek
in Canada

Poweshiek Skipperling (Oarisma poweshiek)

Threatened 2003

Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada

Comité sur la situation des espèces en péril au Canada

COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk. This report may be cited as follows:

COSEWIC 2003. COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Poweshiek skipperling Oarisma poweshiek in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vi + 25 pp.

Production note

COSEWIC acknowledges Reginald P. Webster for writing the status report on the Poweshiek skipperling Oarisma poweshiekin Canada, prepared under contract with Environment Canada, overseen and edited by Theresa Fowler, COSEWIC Arthropods Specialist Subcommittee Co-chair.

For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0H3

Tel.: (819) 997-4991 / (819) 953-3215
Fax: (819) 994-3684

Ếgalement disponible en français sous le titre Ếvaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur l'hespérie de Poweshiek (Oarisma poweshiek) au Canada.

Cover illustration

Poweshiek Skipperling – Male of Oarisma poweshiek showing dorsal and ventral views (Photos by Chris McQuarrie & R.P. Webster).

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2004
Catalogue CW69-14/361-2004E-PDF
ISBN 0-662-36693-X
HTML: CW69-14/361-2004E-HTML

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