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Gold-spotted Aguna (Aguna asander)

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Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Hesperiidae
Genus: Aguna
Species: asander

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Regional...

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Edinburg, Texas

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Thumbnail #1 of Gold-spotted Aguna (Aguna asander) by TexasPuddyPrint

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Positive TexasPuddyPrint On Nov 12, 2006, TexasPuddyPrint from Edinburg, TX wrote:

This butterfly is an occasional stray to south Texas. It is a large brown skipper with a stubby tail and large 'gold' spots on the forewing. The underside hindwings are a purplish brown and have a white band. This butterfly uses Orchid trees (bauhinia) as a larval host. South Texas has a variety of orchid trees and I start seeing this occasional stray in my yard from Spring through Fall.


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