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Mexican Bluewing (Myscelia ethusa)

 

(female, freshly emerged from host, Adelia vaseyi - Family Euphorbia)

Old Cemetery, Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX
July 25, 2004 (Quintanilla, Dauphin, Garwood)



(male, females have more white in the FW apex)

Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX
27 October 2003 (B Bouton)


 

 
(female, note submedian pale HW band)

Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX
22 October 2003 (W Bouton)


 

Blue Wing Chrysalis
(Mexican Bluewing Chrysalis on Vasey Adelia)

National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co, Tx
December 10, 2006 (G Quintanilla, Cat Traylor)


 

(feeding on Adelia vaseyi - Family Euphorbia)


Old Cemetery, Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX
October 19, 2003 (N Block)


10-Dec-2006 / Main South Texas Page