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Eight-spotted Longtail Skipper (Polythrix octomaculata)

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

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Regional...

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Mission, Texas

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Member Notes:

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Positive TexasPuddyPrint On Nov 19, 2007, TexasPuddyPrint from Edinburg, TX wrote:

Rare stray to south Texas. Tails are short (more so on the males). Broad glassy spotbands across forewings. Two distinct darker brown bands on hindwings (visible both dorsal and ventral). ~ Cat


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