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Aquamarine Hairstreak (Oenomaus ortygnus)

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Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Oenomaus
Species: ortygnus

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Regional...

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Mission, Texas

By TexasPuddyPrint
Thumbnail #1 of Aquamarine Hairstreak (Oenomaus ortygnus) by TexasPuddyPrint

By TexasPuddyPrint

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Member Notes:

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Positive TexasPuddyPrint On Aug 16, 2008, TexasPuddyPrint from Edinburg, TX wrote:

This butterfly was photographed in Mission, TX back in 2003 making it a Third US Record and again in 2005 for a Fourth US Record.

I finally got to see it for myself and photograph it in October 2010.

~ Cat


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