Gilbert's Flasher (Astraptes alector hopfferi)

Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Hesperiidae
Genus: Astraptes
Species: alector hopfferi

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Mission, Texas

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On Oct 20, 2008, TexasPuddyPrint from Edinburg, TX wrote:

This is also known as Atraptes gilbertii. It is a rare stray to south Texas during the fall season. Larval host plant: Orchid Tree (Bauhinia).