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First U.S. Records (since 2003) for the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas

 

1st U.S. Record - Confused Groundstreak Ziegleria syllis @ Mission, Hidalgo Co.,TX - January 4, 2009

1st U.S. Record - Heliconoid Ticlear Melinaea lilis imitata @ Old Hidalgo Pumphouse - December 20, 2008

1st U.S. Record - Tawny Mottled-Skipper Codatractus bryaxis @ National Butterfly Center - November 8, 2008

1st U.S. Record - Greenish Brown-Skipper a.k.a Butler's Brown Skipper Mnasilus allubita @  National Butterfly Center - November 8, 2008

1st U.S. Record - Red-sided Swallowtail Mimoides phaon @  Santa Ana NWR- October 23, 2008

1st U.S. Record - One-spotted Prepona Archaeoprepona demophon @ National Butterfly Center - November 18, 2007

1st U.S. Record - Guatemalan Leafwing Anaea (Memphis) forreri @ Falcon Heights, TX - November 17, 2007

1st U.S. Record - Smudged Hairstreak Rekoa Stagira @  National Butterfly Center - December 28, 2005

1st U.S. Record - Broad-tipped Clearwing @  National Butterfly Center - December 07, 2005

1st U.S. Record - Painted White @ Bentsen-RGV State Park - December 06, 2005

1st U.S. Record - Four-spotted Sailor @  National Butterfly Center - December 03, 2005

1st U.S. Record - Thick-tipped Greta @ Bentsen-RGV State Park - December 08, 2004

1st U.S. Record - Cross-barred White @ NABA Int'l Butterfly Park - December 07, 2004

1st U.S. Record - Orange Banner @ Penitas, Hidalgo Co., TX- November 28, 2004

1st U.S. Record - Common Melwhite @ Dauphin's Yard, Mission, TX - November 20, 2004

1st U.S. Record - East-Mexican White-Skipper @ Frontera Audubon - October 22, 2004

1st U.S. Record - Orange-crescent Groundstreak @ Mission, TX - January 27, 2004

1st U.S. Record -Turquoise Longtail @ NABA Int'l Butterfly Park- December 6, 2003

1st U.S. Record - Pale Sicklewing @ North of Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX- October 23, 2003

1st U.S. Record - Beautiful Beamer @ Bentsen-RGV State Park - April 13, 2003

 

Historic Sightings of Rio Grande Valley Rarities*

To report and archive recent sightings in the Rio Grande Valley and the rest of the U.S., please send email to
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*Global rarity of the following species varies greatly with latitude, i.e. most are common further south

[ Where's the RGV ? ]

The following sightings are a glimpse of the diverse and often rare butterflies that stray into the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. Many of these tropical strays become periodic residents in this area. The list is not all inclusive and spans 1996-2007.



2007

Malicious Skipper (Synapte malitiosa) - December 31, 2007 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Red-crescent Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon rufofusca) - December 31, 2007 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Barred Yellow (Eurema daira) - December 30, 2007 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Red-lined Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon bebrycia) December 21, 2007 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Common Banner (Epiphile adrasta) - December 21, 2007 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Band-celled Sister (2) (Adelfa fessonia) - December 21, 2007 -National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Curve-winged Metalmark (Emesis emesia) - December 21, 2007 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Pale-spotted Leafwing (2) (Anaea pithyusa) - December 21, 2007 - National Butterfly Center , Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Angled Leafwing (2) (Anaea glycerium) - December 21, 2007 - Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Red Rim (Biblis hyperia) - December 21, 2007 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Guatemalan Cracker (2)(Hamadryas guatemalena) December 20, 2007 -Bentsen RGV State Park-WBC - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Pavon Emperor (Doxocopa pavon) - December 20, 2007 -Bentsen RGV State Park-WBC - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Erato Heliconian (Heliconius erato) - December 20, 2007 -Bentsen RGV State Park-WBC - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Variegated Skipper (Gorgythion begga) - December 19, 2007 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Common Melwhite (Melete lycimnia isandra) - December 12, 2007 - 3rd U.S. Record Bentsen RGV State Park-WBC - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Curve-winged Metalmark (Emesis emesia) - December 12, 2007 - Bentsen RGV State Park-WBC - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Ruddy Hairstreak (Electrostrymon sangala) - December 12 , 2007 - National Butterfly Center , Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Eight-spotted Longtail (Polythrix octomaculata) -December 11, 2007 -National Butterfly Center , Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Pale-spotted Leafwing (Anaea pithyusa) - December 11, 2007 - National Butterfly Center , Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Angled Leafwing (Anaea glycerium) - December 10, 2007 - Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Angled Leafwing (Anaea glycerium) - December 10, 2007 - Dauphin's Yard, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Pearly-gray Hairstreak (Strephonota tephraeus) - December 9, 2007 -4th U.S. Record Bentsen RGV State Park-WBC - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Banded Orange Heliconian (Dryadula phaetusa) - December 8, 2007 -Bentsen RGV State Park-WBC - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Tropical Greenstreak (Cyanophrys herodotus) - December 8, 2007 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Variegated Skipper (Gorgythion begga) - December 8, 2007 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Cyna Blue (Zizula cyna) - December 8, 2007 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Marius Hairstreak (Rekoa marius) - December 7, 2007 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Red-lined Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon bebrycia) December 7, 2007 - Bentsen RGV State Park-WBC - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Hoary Skipper (Carrhenes canescens) - December 7, 2007 - Bentsen RGV State Park-WBC - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

One-spotted Prepona (Archaeoprepona demophon) - December 6, 2007 - 2nd U.S. Record Bentsen RGV State Park-WBC - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Blomfild's Beauty (Smyrna blomfildia) - December 5, 2007 -National Butterfly Center , Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Spot-celled Sister (Adelpha basiloides) - December 2, 2007 - National Butterfly Center , Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Green-backed Ruby-eye (Perichares philetes) -November 26, 2007 - National Butterfly Center , Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Green-backed Ruby-eye (Perichares philetes) November 26, 2007 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

One-spotted Prepona (Archaeoprepona demophon) - 1st U.S. Record - November 18, 2007 - National Butterfly Center , Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Blomfild's Beauty (Smyrna blomfildia) - November 18, 2007 - Bentsen RGV State Park-WBC - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Guatemalan Leafwing Anaea (Memphis) forreri - 1st U.S. Record - November 17, 2007 - Falcon Heights, Starr Co., TX

Ruby-spotted Swallowtail (Papilio anchisiades) - October and November, 2007 - Reported from across the LRGV of TX

Guatemalan Cracker (Hamadryas guatemalena) November 17, 2007 -National Butterfly Center , Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Erato Heliconian (Heliconius erato) - November 17, 2007 - National Butterfly Center , Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Eight-spotted Longtail (Polythrix octomaculata) - November 17, 2007 -National Butterfly Center , Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Common Banner (Epiphile adrasta) - November 17, 2007 -National Butterfly Center , Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Glazed Pellicia (Pellicia arina) - November 17, 2007 -National Butterfly Center , Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Band-celled Sister (Adelfa fessonia) - November 14, 2007 - Bentsen-RGV WBC, Mission, TX

Pavon Emperor (Doxocopa pavon) - November 14, 2007 - -Bentsen RGV State Park-WBC - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Common Banner (Epiphile adrasta) - November 14, 2007 - Bentsen-RGV St Pk- Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Ruddy Hairstreak
(Electrostrymon sangala) - November 14, 2007 -National Butterfly Center , Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Eight-spotted Longtail
(Polythrix octomaculata) - November 14, 2007 -National Butterfly Center , Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Guatemalan Cracker (Hamadryas guatemalena) November 14, 2007 -National Butterfly Center , Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Blomfild's Beauty (Smyrna blomfildia) - November 13, 2007 - Falcon State Park, Starr Co., TX

Guatemalan Cracker (Hamadryas guatemalena) November 13, 2007 -Falcon State Park, Starr Co., TX

White Angled-Sulphur
(Anteos clorinde) - November 12, 2007 - Bentsen-RGV St Pk- Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Blue-eyed Sailor (Dynamine dyonis) - November 12, 2007 - Bentsen-RGV St Pk- Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Isabella's Heliconian (Eueides isabella) - November 10, 11, 2007 - Bentsen-RGV St Pk- Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Isabella's Heliconian (Eueides isabella) - November 8, 9, 2007 - National Butterfly Center , Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

California Sister
(Adelpha bredowii) - November 7, 2007 - Falcon State Park, Starr Co., TX

Guatemalan Cracker (Hamadryas guatemalena) November 6, 2007- Falcon State Park, Starr Co., TX

Common Banner (Epiphile adrasta) - November 6, 2007- Falcon State Park, Starr Co., TX

Teleus Longtail (Urbanus teleus) - November 1, 2007 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Eight-spotted Longtail (Polythrix octomaculata) - October 21, 2007 - Falcon State Park, Starr Co., TX

Evans' Skipper (Panoquina evansi) - October 27, 2007 - National Butterfly Center , Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

East-Mexican White-Skipper  (Heliopetes sublinea) - October 26 - National Butterfly Center , Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Viceroy (Limenitis archippus) - October 25, 2007 - National Butterfly Center , Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Eight-spotted Longtail (Polythrix octomaculata) - October 21, 2007 - Falcon State Park, Starr Co., TX

Starred Skipper
(Arteurotia tractipennis) - October 20, 2007 -Falcon State Park, Starr Co., TX

Variegated Skipper (Gorgythion begga) - October 20, 2007 - Falcon State Park, Starr Co., TX

Potrillo Skipper (Cabares potrillo ) - October 20, 2007 - National Butterfly Center , Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Blue Metalmark (Lasaia sula) - October 19, 2007- Falcon State Park, Starr Co., TX

Yojoa Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon yojoa) - Octoer 17, 2007- Falcon State Park, Starr Co., TX

Potrillo Skipper (Cabares potrillo ) - October 17, 2007 - Falcon State Park, Starr Co., TX

Evans' Skipper (Panoquina evansi) - October 17, 2007 - Falcon State Park, Starr Co., TX

East-Mexican White-Skipper  (Heliopetes sublinea) - October 16 - Falcon State Park, Starr Co., TX

Banded Patch (Chlosyne endeis) - October 16, 2007 - Falcon Heights, Starr Co., TX

Evans' Skipper (Panoquina evansi) - October 12, 2007 - Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Ruddy Hairstreak (Electrostrymon sangala) - October 11, 2007 - Falcon State Park, Starr Co., TX

Telea Hairstrak (Chlorostrymon telea) - October 8 and 9, 2007 - 1st and 2nd Modern U.S. Records Falcon State Park, Starr Co., TX

Blue Metalmark (Lasaia sula) - September 16, 2007-Bentsen-RGV St Pk- Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Yellow-tipped Flasher (Astraptes anaphus) - September 8, 2007- National Butterfly Center , Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Silver Emperor (Doxocopa laure) - August 13, 2007 - Old Hidalgo Pumphouse, Hidalgo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Ornythion Swallowtail - August 8, 2007 - Mission, Hidalgo Co, TX

Hammock Skipper (Polygonus leo) - August 8, 2007 - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Erato Heliconian (Heliconius erato) - August 5, 2007 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Blue-eyed Sailor (Dynamine dyonis) - August 4, 2007 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Goatweed Leafwing (Anaea andria) August 3, 2007 - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Marius Hairstreak (Rekoa marius) - August 1, 2007 - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Florida Purplewing (Eunica tatila) - July 26, 2007 - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Guava Skipper (Phocides polybius) July 23, 2007 - Frontera Audubon, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Tailed Cecropian (Historis acheronta) - July 21, 2007 -east Port O'Conner, Calhoun Co., TX

Potrillo Skipper (Cabares potrillo ) - July 21, 2007 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Red-bordered Pixie (Melanis pixe) - July 21, 2007 - Quinta Mazatlan - McAllen Wing of World Birding Center , McAllen, Hidalgo Co., TX

Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon bazochii) - July 20, 2007 - Frontera Audubon, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Four-spotted Sailor (Dynamine postverta) - 4th U.S. Record - July 16, 2007 -  Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Dingy Purplewing (Eunica monima)- July 15, 2007 - Santa Ana NWR, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Cyna Blue (Zizula cyna) - July 14, 2007 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Tiny Checkerspot ( Dymasia dymas) - July 7, 2007 - NABA Internatiional Butterfly Park, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Dingy Purplewing (Eunica monima)- June 30, 2007 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Banded Peacock (Anartia fatima) - June 30, 2007 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Many-banded Daggerwing (Marpesia chiron) - June 20, 2007 -National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Crimson Patch (Chlosyne janais) - June 16, 2007 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Two-barred Flasher (Astraptes fulgerator) - June 9, 2007 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Silver Emperor (Doxocopa laure) - June 2, 2007 - NABA Internatiional Butterfly Park, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Florida White (Appias drusilla) - May 20, 2007 -  Solar Drive, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX 

Fritzgaertner's Flat (Celaenorrhinus fritzgaertneri) - April 12, 2007 - Bentsen-RGV St Pk- Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Banded Peacock (Anartia fatima) - March 18, 2007 - Old Hidalgo Pumphouse World Birding Center, Hidalgo, TX

Ruby-spotted Swallowtail (Papilio anchisiades) - March 12, 2007 -Booker's Bend, Madero, Hidalgo Co., TX

Dotted Roadside-Skipper - March 5, 2007 - New County Record, Dewitt Co, TX

Two-barred Flasher - March 4, 2007 - NABA Int'l Butterfly Park, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Pipevine Swallowtails - February 17 and 24, 2007 - 300+ observed grouping among trees, San Isidro, Starr County, Tx

Ornythion Swallowtail - February 17, 2007 - Caterpillar to adult reared in Edinburg, Hidalgo Co., TX

Mexican Silverspot - January 4, 2007 - NABA Int'l Butterfly Park, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

 

 


2006

Common Banner (Epiphile adrasta) - December 27, 2006 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Pavon Emperor (Doxocopa pavon) - December 18, 2006 -Bentsen RGV State Park-WBC - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Curve-winged Metalmark (Emesis emesia) - December 10, 2006 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Band-celled Sister (Adelfa fessonia) - November 29, 2006 - Bentsen-RGV WBC, Mission, TX 

Isabella's Heliconian (Eueides isabella) - November 29, 2006 - Bentsen-RGV WBC, Mission, TX 

Yellow-tipped Flasher (Astraptes anaphus) - November 27, 2006 - Mission, TX

Hackberry Emperor (variant) - November 26, 2006 - National Butterfly Center, Hidalgo Co., TX

White aberrant Soldier or Queen??? - November 25, 2006 - Old Hidalgo Pumphouse World Birding Center, Hidalgo, TX

Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon bazochii) - November 24, 2006- National Butterfly Center, Hidalgo Co., TX

Blomfild's Beauty (Smyrna blomfildia) - New County Record November 29, 2006 - Port O'Connor, TX Calhoun County

Lacey's Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon alea) - November 19, 2006 -  National Butterfly Center, Hidalgo Co., TX

Red-spotted Patch (Chlosyne marina) New County Record- November 9, 2006 - Bentsen-RGV WBC - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Red-spotted Hairstreak (Tmolus echion) -Ocotober 29, 2006 - Laguna Atascosa NWR - Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., TX

Banded Peacock (Anartia fatima) - November 4, 2006 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Evans' Skipper (Panoquina evansi) - November 4, 2006 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Marius Hairstreak (Rekoa marius) - October 28, 2006 - Falcon State Park, Starr Co., TX

Ornythion Swallowtail (Papilio ornythion) - October 21, 2006 - Rio Grande City, Starr Co., TX

Ruddy Daggerwing (Marpesia petreus) - October 21, 2006 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Many-banded Daggerwing (Marpesia chiron) - October 21, 2006 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Many-banded Daggerwing (Marpesia chiron) - October 5, 2006 - Edinburg World Birding Center, Hidalgo Co., TX

Gold-spotted Aguna (Aguna asander) - August 27, 2006 -Madero, Hidalgo Co., TX

Broad-banded Swallowtail (Papilio astyalus) male- July 28, 2006 - Edinburg, Tx, Hidalgo Co., TX

Hammock Skipper(Polygonus leo) - July 15, 2006 - National Butterfly Center, Hidalgo Co., TX

Broad-banded Swallowtail (Papilio astyalus) - July 10, 2006 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Dark Kite-Swallowtail (Papilio eurymedon) - July 9, 2006 - Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., Tx

Florida Purplewing (Eunica tatila) - July 6, 2006 - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Fritzgaertner's Flat (Celaenorrhinus fritzgaertneri) - April 2, 2006 - Bentsen-RGV St Pk- Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Eastern Tailed-Blue (Everes comyntas ) - February 28, 2006 -  NABA Butterfly Pk, Hidalgo Co., TX

Gray Ministreak (Ministrymon azia) - January 14, 2006 -  NABA Butterfly Pk, Hidalgo Co., TX

Angled Leafwing (Anaea glycerium) - January 9 & 14, 2006 - Bentsen-RGV State Park, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Blomfild's Beauty (Smyrna blomfildia) - January 9, 2006 - Bentsen-RGV State Park, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Cabbage White (Pieris rapae) - January 7, 2006 - Frontera Audubon, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

 


2005

Smudged Hairstreak (Rekoa stagira) - 1st Documented U.S. Record - December 28, 2005 - NABA Int'l Butterfly Park, Mission, TX

Common Banner (Epiphile adrasta) - December 11, 2005 - Bentsen-RGV State Park, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Broad-tipped Clearwing (Pteronymia cotytto) - 1st U.S. Record - Dec. 07, 2005 -  NABA Butterfly Pk, Hidalgo Co., TX

Four-spotted Sailor (Dynamine postverta) - 2nd U.S. Record - Dec. 07, 2005 -  NABA Butterfly Pk, Hidalgo Co., TX

Pearly-gray Hairstreak (Strephonota tephraeus) - 3rd US Rec. - Dec. 07, 2005 -  NABA Butterfly Pk, Hidalgo Co., TX

Painted White (Pieriballia viardi) - 1st U.S. Record - Dec 06, 2005 - Bentsen-RGV St Pk, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Four-spotted Sailor (Dynamine postverta) - 1st U.S. Record - Dec. 03, 2005 -  NABA Butterfly Pk, Hidalgo Co., TX

Spot-celled Sister (Adelpha basiloides) - November 28, 2005 - Bentsen-RGV St Pk, Mission, TX

Pluto Sphinx (Xylophanes pluto) emerged November 18, 2005 - larvae collected Hidalgo Co., Texas

Gold-bordered Hairstreak (Rekoa palegon) - 3rd U.S. Rec. - Nov. 16, 2005 - Bentsen-RGV St Pk, Mission, TX

Dusted Spurwing (Antigonus erosus) - 2nd U.S. Rec. - November 14, 2005 - Roma, Starr Co., TX

Yellow-tipped Flasher (Astraptes anaphus) - November 14, 2005 - Bentsen-RGV SP, Mission, TX

Carmenta armasata - November 13, 2005 - Stengl "Lost Pines" Biological Station, Bastrop Co., TX

Owl Moth (Thysania zenobia) - November 11, 2005 - Port O'Connor, Calhoun Co., TX

Urania Moth (Urania fulgens) - November 9, 2005 - Killeen, Bell Co., Texas

White-tipped Black (Melanchroia chephise) - Stengl "Lost Pines" Biological Station, Bastrop Co., TX

Texas Wasp Moth (Horama panthalon texana) - Stengl "Lost Pines" Biological Station, Bastrop Co., TX

Aquamarine Hairstreak (Oenomaus ortygnus) - 4th U.S. Rec. - Nov. 5, 2005 - Bentsen-RGV SP, Mission, TX

Red-bordered Pixie (Melanis pixe) Aberrant - October 31, 2005 - Edinburg, Hidalgo Co., TX 

Marius Hairstreak (Rekoa marius) - October 25, 2005 - Mission West RV Park, Hidalgo Co., Texas

Ello Sphinx (Erinnyis ello) - October 24, 2005 - Bentsen-RGV State Park, Mission, TX

Possible Lacey's Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon alea) larva - Oct. 22, 2005 -  NABA Butterfly Pk, Hidalgo Co., TX

Satellite Sphinx (Eumorpha satellitia) October 20, 2005 - Sabal Palm, Brownsville, Cameron Co., TX

Hammock Skipper (Polygonus leo) - October 14, 2005 - Bentsen-RGV State Park, Mission, TX 

Urania Moth (Urania fulgens) - October 12, 2005 - Laguna Atascosa NWR, Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., Texas

Black Checkerspot (Chlosyne cyneas) - October 9, 2005 - Las Navajas, Coahuila, Mexico

Jalapus Cloudywing (Achalarus jalapus) - September 25, 2005 - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Forbes' Silkmoth (Rothschildia lebeau forbesi) - September 20, 2005 - McAllen, Hidalgo Co., TX

Marius Hairstreak (Rekoa marius)- September 13-14, 2005 - Edinburg, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX 

Tailed Aguna (Aguna metophis) - September 12, 2005 - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX 

Urania Moth (Urania fulgens) - August 15, 2005 - Brownsville, Harlingen, Weslaco, Kingsville, South Texas

Tequila Giant-Skipper (Aegiale hesperiaris) - July 19, 2005 - Parque Ecologico Chipinque, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico 

Silver Emperor (Doxocopa laure) - June 25, 2005 - Harlingen, Cameron Co., Texas

Laviana White-Skipper (Heliopetes laviana) - June 25, 2005 - Barton Creek, Austin, Travis Co., TX

Polydamas Swallowtail (Battus polydamas) - June 18, 2005 - Houston, Harris Co., Texas

Mexican Silverspot (Dione moneta) - May 7-9, 2005 - Zilker Botanical Gardens, Austin, Travis Co., TX 

Two-barred Flasher (Astraptes fulgerator) - 26 April 2005 - Concan, Uvalde Co., TX

Mexican Silverspot (Dione moneta) - April 22, 2005 - Chisos Mtns, Big Bend National Park, Brewster Co., TX

Cecropia Moth (Hyalophora cecropia) - 26 March 2005 - Cibolo Nature Center nr Boerne, Kendall Co., TX

Bromeliad Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon "serapio") - 26 March 2005 - Big Bend National Park, Brewster Co., TX 

Golden-headed Scallopwing (Staphylus ceos) - March 14, 2005 - "Booker's Bend," nr. Madero, Hidalgo Co., Texas 

Calleta Silkmoth (Eupackardia calleta) - March 30, 2005 - 5 mi S of Tilden, McMullen Co., TX 

Chestnut Crescent (Phyciodes argentea) - February 27, 2005 - NABA Int'l Butterfly Park, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Cyna Blue (Zizula cyna) - February 6, 2005 - Frontera Audubon, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Zebra Heliconian (Heliconius charithonius) - Texas County Record Map for 2004

White-tipped Black (Melanchroia chephise) - January 4, 2005 - Poteet, Atascosa Co., TX

 


2004 New U.S. Butterflies Records - Fall 2004 - Why?

SNOW!!! - December 25, 2004 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Mimosa Yellow (Eurema nise) - December 21, 2004 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, TX

Gray Ministreak (Ministrymon azia) - December 19, 2004 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, TX

Peigler's Buck Moth (Hemileuca peigleri) - December 19, 2004 - Port O'Connor, Calhoun Co., TX

Tropical Greenstreak (Cyanophrys herodotus) - December 12, 2004 - NABA Int'l Butterfly Park, Mission, TX

Mexican Silverspot (Dione moneta) - December 12, 2004 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Veined White-Skipper (Heliopetes arsalte) - December 9, 2004 - Bentsen Palm Village, Mission, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Thick-tipped Greta (Greta morgane) New U.S. Record - Dec. 8, 2004 - Bentsen-RGV State Park, Mission, TX 

Cyna Blue (Zizula cyna) - December 8, 2004 - Bentsen-RGV State Park, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX 

Cross-barred White (Itaballia demophile) New U.S. Record - Dec. 7, 2004 - NABA Int'l Butterfly Park, Mission, TX 

Macrocneme chrysitis (Arctiidae) - December 2, 2004 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, TX 

Orange Banner (Temenis laothoe) New U.S. Record - November 28, 2004 - Penitas, Hidalgo Co., TX

Band-celled Sister (Adelpha fessonia) - NCR - Nov 27, 2004 - Choke Canyon State Park, McMullen Co., TX

Red-crescent Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon rufofusca) - November 7, 2004 -  Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX 

Florida White (Appias drusilla) - November 28, 2004 -  Bentsen-RGV State Park, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX 

Red-lined Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon bebrycia) - November 28, 2004 - NABA Int'l Butterfly Park, Mission, TX 

Mexican Dartwhite (Catasticta nimbice) - November 27, 2004 - La Estanzuela, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

Green-eyed White (Leptophobia aripa) - November 27, 2004 - La Estanzuela, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

Zebra-crossing Hairstreak (Panthiades bathildis) - Nov. 27, 2004 - La Estanzuela, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

Black Hairstreak (Ocaria ocrisia) - November 27, 2004 - La Estanzuela, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

Tailless Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon cestri) - November 27, 2004 - La Estanzuela, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

Chestnut Crescent (Phyciodes argentea) - November 27, 2004 - La Estanzuela, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

Common Banner (Epiphile adrasta) - November 27, 2004 - La Estanzuela, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

White-tailed Longtail (Urbanus doryssus) - November 27, 2004 - La Estanzuela, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

Gold-bordered Hairstreak (Rekoa palegon) - 2nd US Record - Nov 27, 2004 -  Bentsen-RGV SP, Hidalgo Co., TX 

Common Bluevent (Anastrus sempiternus) - 3rd US Record - Nov 26, 2004 -  Bentsen-RGV SP, Hidalgo Co., TX 

Pseudosphex leovasquezi (Arctiidae) - November 26, 2004 - Bentsen-RGV State Park, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX 

Strophius Hairstreak (Allosmaitia strophius) - November 26, 2004 -  Bentsen-RGV State Park, Hidalgo Co., TX 

Marius Hairstreak (Rekoa marius) - November 26, 2004 -  Bentsen-RGV State Park, Hidalgo Co., TX 

Starred Skipper (Arteurotia tractipennis) - November 26, 2004 -  Bentsen-RGV State Park, Hidalgo Co., TX 

Turquoise Longtail (Urbanus evona) - November 23, 2004 - Bentsen Palm Village, Mission, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Tropical Greenstreak (Cyanophrys herodotus) - November 22, 2004 - Bentsen-RGV State Park - Hidalgo, Co., TX

Isabella's Heliconian (Eueides isabella) - November 22, 2004 -  Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX 

Variegated Skipper (Gorgythion begga) - November 22, 2004 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, TX 

Common Melwhite (Melete lycimnia isandra) - New U.S. Records - Nov 20-21, 2004 - Mission, TX 

Curve-winged Metalmark (Emesis emesia) - November 20, 2004 - McAllen, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Isabella's Heliconian (Eueides isabella) - November 20, 2004 -  National Butterfly Center, Mission, TX 

Scarabaeidae: Phanaeus sp. - Shrike Cache? - November 20, 2004 - Stockdale, Wilson Co., TX

Xami Hairstreak (Callophrys xami) - June 19, 2004 - Chisos Mountains, Big Bend NP, Brewster Co., TX

Acacia Skipper (Cogia hippalus) - October 24, 2004 -  Chihuahua Woods Preserve, Hidalgo Co., TX

Lacey Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon alea) - November 11, 2004 - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX 

False Duskywing (Gesta invisa) - November 8, 2004 - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX 

Green-backed Ruby-eye (Perichares philetes) - November 7, 2004 - Los Ebanos Preserve, Cameron Co., TX

Brazilian Skipper (Calpodes ethlius) - November 8, 2004 - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX 

Ruddy Hairstreak (Electrostrymon sangala) - November 5, 2004 - Rio Grande City, Starr Co., TX 

Banded Patch (Chlosyne endeis) - November 2, 2004 - along RR tracks near Penitas, Hidalgo Co., TX

Giant White (Ganyra josephina) - November 2, 2004 - Joel Ruiz's Sanctuary, San Ygnacio, Zapata Co., TX

Blue-eyed Sailor (Dynamine dyonis) - November 2, 2004 - Joel Ruiz's Sanctuary, San Ygnacio, Zapata Co., TX

Pale-banded Crescent (Phyciodes tulcis) - October 30, 2004 - Frontera Audubon, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Florida White (Appias drusilla) - October 28, 2004 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX 

Curve-winged Metalmark (Emesis emesia) - October 28, 2004 - McAllen, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Crimson Patch (Chlosyne janais) - October 28, 2004 -  Edinburg World Birding Center, Hidalgo Co., TX

Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon bazochii) NCR (well north of Rio Grande) - Oct 27, 04 - Bastrop Co., TX

Eight-spotted Longtail (Polythrix octomaculata) - October 27, 2004 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX 

White Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon albata) - October 27, 2004 - So. of La Grulla, Starr Co., TX 

Green-backed Ruby-eye (Perichares philetes) - October 26, 2004 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Red Rim (Biblis hyperia) - October 25, 2004 - Roma, Starr Co., TX

Bordered Patch (Chlosyne lacinia) - aberrant - October 24, 2004 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Red-bordered Pixie (Melanis pixe) - October 23, 2004 - Edinburg, Hidalgo Co., TX

Glassy-winged Skipper (Xenophanes tryxus) - October 23-24, 2004 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

East-Mexican White-Skipper  (Heliopetes sublinea) - New U.S. Record! - Oct 23 - Santa Ana NWR, Hidalgo Co., TX 

Two-barred Flasher (Astraptes fulgerator) - NCR - October 22, 2004 - 5 mi East of Stephenville, Erath Co., TX

Crimson Patch (Chlosyne janais) - October 22, 2004 - Frontera Audubon, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Red Rim (Biblis hyperia) - Egg - October 22, 2004 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Fritzgaertner's Flat (Celaenorrhinus fritzgaertneri) - October 22, 2004 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Erichson's White Skipper (Heliopetes domicella) - October 20, 2004 - north of Edinburg, Hidalgo Co., TX

Thorn Bug (Umbonia crassicornis) - October 20, 2004 - Edinburg, Hidalgo Co., TX

Silver Emperor (Doxocopa laure) - October 20, 2004 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX 

Giant White (Ganyra josephina) - October 19, 2004 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX 

White Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon albata) - October 19, 2004 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX 

Band-celled Sister (Adelpha fessonia) - October 19, 2004 -  Chihuahua Woods Preserve, Hidalgo Co., TX

Violet-patched Skipper (Monca crispinus) - October 18, 2004 - Bentsen-RGV State Park - Mission, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Curve-winged Metalmark (Emesis emesia) - October 18, 2004 - McAllen, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Malicious Skipper (Synapte malitiosa pecta) - October 18, 2004 - Bentsen-RGV State Park - Mission, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Blue-eyed Sailor (Dynamine dyonis) - October 17, 2004 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Ruby-spotted Swallowtail (Papilio anchisiades) - October 16, 2004 - Edinburg World Birding Center, Hidalgo Co., TX

Violet-banded Skipper (Nyctelius nyctelius) - October 16, 2004 -  Edinburg World Birding Center, Hidalgo Co., TX

Polydamas Swallowtail (Battus polydamas) - October 2004 - nr Falcon Dam, Starr Co., TX

Ornythion Swallowtail (Papilio ornythion) - October 15, 2004 - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Marine Blue (Leptotes marina) - October 15, 2004 - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Tailed Aguna (Aguna metophis) - October 15, 2004 - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Homoptera: Fulgoridae: (Alaruasa lepida) - October 15, 2004 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Fig Sphinx (Pachylia Ficus) - October 14, 2004 - Laguna Atascosa NWR - Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., TX

Olive-clouded Skipper (Lerodea dysaules) - October 12, 2004 - Laguna Atascosa NWR - Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., TX

Orange-crescent Groundstreak (Ziegleria guzanta) - October 12, 2004 - Dug Out Wells, Big Bend NP, Brewster Co., TX

Tropical Buckeye (Junonia genoveva) - October 11, 2004 - South Padre Island, Cameron Co., TX

Evans' Skipper (Panoquina evansi) - October 11, 2004 - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Tropical Buckeye (Junonia genoveva) - October 11, 2004 - South Padre Island, Cameron Co., TX

Orange-crescent Groundstreak (Ziegleria guzanta) - October 8, 2004 - Window Trail, Big Bend NP, Brewster Co., TX

Blue Metalmark (Lasaia sula) - October 7, 2004 - Fronton, Starr Co., TX (Regular in Cameron Co.)

Ornythion Swallowtail (Papilio ornythion) - October 7, 2004 - Roma, Starr Co., TX

Violet-banded Skipper (Nyctelius nyctelius) - October 6, 2004  - La Sal Viejo East Unit NWR, Cameron Co, TX

Ruby-spotted Swallowtail (Papilio anchisiades) - October 2, 2004 -  National Butterfly Center, Mission, TX

Pale-banded Crescent (Phyciodes tulcis) - October 2, 2004 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX 

Yellow Angled-Sulphur (Anteos maerula) - October 1, 2004 - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Emerald Aguna (Aguna claxon) - September 28, 2004 - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Frosted Flasher (Astraptes alardus) - September 26, 2004 - Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., Texas

Mournful Duskywing (Erynnis tristis) - September 12, 2004 - Solar Dr., Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Blue-eyed Sailor (Dynamine dyonis) - September 10, 2004 - La Estanzuela, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

Black-veined Mylon (Mylon menippus) - September 10, 2004 - La Estanzuela, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

Common Mellana (Quasimellana eulogius) - September 6, 2004 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, TX

Pale-banded Crescent (Phyciodes tulcis) - September 5, 2004 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

White Angled-Sulphur (Anteos clorinde) - August 22, 2004 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, TX

Brown-banded Skipper (Timochares ruptifasciatus) - August 20, 2004 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, TX

Glassy-winged Skipper (Xenophanes tryxus) - August 14, 2004 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Vacerra litana - August 10, 2004 - ~50 mi NE of Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Hoary Skipper (Carrhenes canescens) - August 9, 2004 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Banded Peacock (Anartia fatima) - August 8, 2004 - Madero/Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

White-crescent Longtail (Codatractus alcaeus) - August 7, 2004 - Mission West RV Park, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

White Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon albata) - August 7, 2004 - Pharr, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Mercurial Skipper (Proteides mercurius) - August 5, 2004 - Mission West RV Park, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Gray Bluemark (Lasaia maria) - August 4, 2004 - La Estanzuela, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

Crimson Patch (Chlosyne janais) - August 3, 2004 - Corpus Christi Botanical Gardens, Nueces Co., Texas

Yojoa Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon yojoa) - August 1, 2004 - Pharr, Hidalgo Co., TX

Pale-rayed Skipper (Vidius perigenes) - July 31, 2004 - Laguna Atascosa NWR - Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., TX

White Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon albata) - July 29, 2004 - Mission, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Gray Cracker (Hamadryas februa) - July 28, 2004 - Corpus Christi, Nueces Co., TX

Pale-banded Crescent (Phyciodes tulcis) - July 25, 2004 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Mexican Bluewing  (Myscelia ethusa) (on host plant) - July 25, 2004 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

White Angled-Sulphur (Anteos clorinde) - July 25, 2004 - Weslaco, Hidalgo Co, TX

Many-banded Daggerwing (Marpesia chiron) - July 21, 2004 - Edinburg World Birding Center, Hidalgo Co., TX

Ruddy Daggerwing (Marpesia petreus) - July 20, 2004 - Corpus Christi, Nueces Co., TX

Florida White (Appias drusilla) - July 18, 2004 - Laguna Atascosa NWR - Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., TX

Xami Hairstreak (Callophrys xami) - July 17, 2004 - Loma Alta, Brownsville, Cameron Co., TX

Ruddy Daggerwing (Marpesia petreus) - July 10, 2004 - Mission West RV Park, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Ruby-spotted Swallowtail (Papilio anchisiades) NCR - June 2004 - Midland, Midland Co., TX

Two-barred Flasher (Astraptes fulgerator) - May 24, 2004 - La Grulla, Starr Co., TX

Crimson Patch (Chlosyne janais) - May 22-23, 2004 - Hondo Creek, Medina Co., Texas

Crimson Patch (Chlosyne janais) - May 20, 2004 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., Texas

Ruby-spotted Swallowtail (Papilio anchisiades) - May 20, 2004 - "Booker's Bend," nr. Madero, Hidalgo Co., Texas 

"Disparate Forester" (Androloma disparata) - May 9, 2004 - Madero, Hidalgo Co., Texas

Malicious Skipper (Synapte malitiosa pecta) NCR - 18, 20 October 2003 - Roma Int'l Bridge, Starr Co., Texas

Soldier (Danaus eresimus) First Larval Illustration - Published 1791 - "Suriname" 

Fawn-spotted Skipper (Cymaenes odilia trebius) - May 2, 2004 - Golden Raintree Gardens, Weslaco, Texas 

Giant White (Ganyra josephina) - May 1, 2004 - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Ruddy Daggerwing (Marpesia petreus) - April 28, 2004 - nr. Gomez Farias, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Cassius Blue (Leptotes cassius) - April 18, 2004 - Frontera Audubon, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Mournful Duskywing (Erynnis tristis) - April 18, 2004 - Frontera Audubon, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes asterius form pseudoamericus) - April 3, 2003 - Chihuahua Woods, Hidalgo Co., TX

Variegated Skipper (Gorgythion begga) - March 21, 2004 - ~ 7 miles north of Rio Grande City, Starr Co., TX

Calleta Silkmoth (Eupackardia calleta) - March 20, 2004 - nr. Mission Valley, Victoria Co., TX

Double-dotted Skipper (Decinea percosius) - March 14, 2004 - Sabal Palm Grove, Brownsville, Cameron Co., TX

Gilbert's Flasher (Astraptes alector) - March 12, 2004 -  National Butterfly Center, Mission, TX

Forbes' Silkmoth (Rothschildia lebeau forbesi) - March 11, 2004 - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

White-tailed Longtail (Urbanus doryssus) - March 10, 2004 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, TX

Orange-crescent Groundstreak (Ziegleria guzanta) - 1st, 2nd, & 3rd U.S. Records - January 27, 2004 - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Evans' Skipper (Panoquina evansi) - February 7, 2004 - Sabal Palm Grove, Brownsville, Cameron Co., TX

Barred Yellow (Eurema daira) - January 11, 2004 -  National Butterfly Center, Mission, TX

Red-lined Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon bebrycia) - January 10, 2004 - Madero, Hidalgo Co., TX

 


2003

 

Tiger Heliconian (Heliconius ismenius) - December 31, 2003 - El Encino, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Peigler's Buck Moth (Hemileuca peigleri) NCR - December 20, 2003 - Port O'Connor, Calhoun Co., TX

Turquoise Longtail (Urbanus evona) - New U.S. Record - December 6, 2003 - NABA Int'l Butterfly Park, Mission, TX

Variegated Skipper (Gorgythion begga) - December 2, 2003 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Fantastic Skipper (Vettius fantasos) - 2nd U.S. Rec. Dec. 2, 2003 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Isabella's Heliconian (Eueides isabella) - November 27, 2003 - Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Fritzgaertner's Flat (Celaenorrhinus fritzgaertneri) NCR - Nov 25, 2003 - Laguna Atascosa NWR - Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., TX

Orion Cecropian (Historis odius) - November 25, 2003 - El Bartola Lodge, Bartola, Nicaragua

Klug's Clearwing (Dircenna klugii) - November 23, 2003 - Orizaba, Veracruz, Mexico 

Tiger Mimic-Queen (Lycorea cleobaea) - November 23, 2003 - Orizaba, Veracruz, Mexico 

California Sister (Adelpha bredowii) - 1st RGV Rec. - Nov 22, 2003 - Indian Ridge B&B, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Aquamarine Hairstreak (Oenomaus ortygnus) 3rd U.S. Rec. - Nov 22, 2003 - NABA Int'l Butterfly Park, Mission, TX

Pavon Emperor (Doxocopa pavon) - November 21, 2003 - Anzalduas County Park, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Ruby-spotted Swallowtail (Papilio anchisiades) Larvae - Nov 20, 2003 - Valley Nature Center, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Lacey Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon alea) - November 19, 2003 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

"Chihuahuan Agapema" (Agapema dyari) - (Saturniidae) NCR - November 18, 2003 - Coyanosa, Pecos Co, TX

White Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon albata) - November 18, 2003 - Bentsen-RGV State Park - Mission, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Starred Skipper (Arteurotia tractipennis) - 2nd U.S. Rec. - Nov 16, 2003 - Frontera, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Pale Sicklewing (Achlyodes pallida) - November 14, 16, 2003 - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Gaudy Sphinx (Eumorpha labruscae) - November 12, 2003 - Ennis (So. of Dallas), Ellis Co., TX

White-tipped Black (Melanchroia chephise) - November 12, 2003 - New Braunfels, Comal Co., TX

Silver-banded Hairstreak x Clytie Ministreak - Nov 10, 2003 - Hugh Ramsey Nature Park, Harlingen, Cameron Co., TX

White-tipped Black (Melanchroia chephise) - November 9, 2003 - Rockport, Aransas Co., TX

Yellow-tipped Flasher (Astraptes anaphus) - November 7, 2003 - Valley Nature Center, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Blue Metalmark (Lasaia sula) >300!!! - November 6, 2003 - Laguna Atascosa NWR - Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., TX

"Migratory Neotropical Moth" (Urania fulgens) - November 7, 2003 - NABA Int'l Butterfly Park, Mission, TX

Potrillo Skipper (Cabares potrillo) - November 4, 2003 - W. of Fredericksburg, Gillespie Co., TX

Violet-banded Skipper (Nyctelius nyctelius) - November 4, 2003 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Boisduval's Yellow (Eurema boisduvaliana) - October 30, 2003 - Sabal Palm Grove, Brownsville, Cameron Co., TX

Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon bazochii) - October 29, 2003 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Ghost Yellow (Eurema albula) - October 25, 2003 - Xilitla, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Violet-patched Skipper (Monca crispinus) - October 25, 2003 - El Encino, Tamaulipas, Mexico

White-crescent Longtail (Codatractus alcaeus) - April 10, 2003 - nr. Cd. Valles, SLP., Mexico

Blue-eyed Sailor (Dynamine dyonis) - October 24, 2003 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Pale Sicklewing (Achlyodes pallida) - New U.S. Record! - October 23, 2003 - Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX 

Glazed Pellicia (Pellicia arina) - October 22, 2003 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Black Hairstreak (Ocaria ocrisia) - October 22, 2003 - La Estanzuela, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Common Glassywing (Pompeius pompeius) - October 22, 2003 - La Estanzuela, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Undet. dark Grass Skipper - October 22, 2003 - La Estanzuela, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Ruby-spotted Swallowtail (Papilio anchisiades) - October 21, 2003 - Las Misiones, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Orange Banner (Temenis laothoe) - October 21, 2003 - Cola de Caballo, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Square-tipped Crescent (Eresia phillyra) - October 21, 2003 - Cola de Caballo, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Florida Purplewing (Eunica tatila) - October 21, 2003 - Cola de Caballo, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Nascus phocus - October 21, 2003 - Cola de Caballo, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Yojoa Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon yojoa) - October 21, 2003 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Salome Yellow (Eurema salome) - October 21, 2003 - 15 miles west of Ocampo, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Crimson Patch (Chlosyne janais) - October 21, 2003 - 15 miles west of Ocampo, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Chestnut Crescent (Phyciodes argentea) - October 21, 2003 - 15 miles west of Ocampo, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Many-banded Daggerwing (Marpesia chiron) - October 21, 2003 - 15 miles west of Ocampo, Tamaulipas, Mexico

'Cream-banded' Dusky Emperor (Asterocampa idyja argus) - October 21, 2003 - 15 m. W. of Ocampo, Tamaulipas, MX

Fantastic Skipper (Vettius fantasos) - October 21, 2003 - 15 miles west of Ocampo, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Mountain Greenstreak (Cyanophrys longula) - Oct 20, 2003 - Parque Ecológico Chipinque, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

Guatemalan Cracker (Hamadryas guatemalena) - October 20, 2003 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Ruby-spotted Swallowtail (Papilio anchisiades) - October 20, 2003 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

White Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon albata) - October 20, 2003 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Black-spotted Bluemark (Lasaia agesilas) - October 20, 2003 - La Florida, nr Gomez Farias, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Lacey's Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon alea) - October 19, 2003 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Mexican Bluewing  (Myscelia ethusa) Larva! - October 19, 2003 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Stallings' Flat (Celaenorrhinus stallingsi) - October 18- 24, 2003 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Mercurial Skipper (Proteides mercurius) NCR - October 18, 2003 - Laguna Vista, Cameron Co., TX

Yojoa Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon yojoa) - October 17, 2003 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Erichson's White Skipper (Heliopetes domicella) - October 17, 2003 - Frontera Audubon, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Red-crescent Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon rufofusca) - October 16, 2003 - Edinburg Scenic Wetlands, Hidalgo Co., TX

Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon bazochii) - October 16, 2003 - Edinburg Scenic Wetlands, Hidalgo Co., TX

Malachite (Siproeta stelenes) - October 16, 2003 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Violet-banded Skipper (Nyctelius nyctelius) - October 16, 2003 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Queen (Danaus gilippus) Aberrant - October 16, 2003 - Valley Nature Center, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Orange-barred Sulphur (Phoebis philea) - October 14, 2003 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Ruby-spotted Swallowtail (Papilio anchisiades) - October 8, 2003 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Acacia Skipper (Cogia hippalus) - September 28, 2003 - Valley Nature Center, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Ruby-spotted Swallowtail (Papilio anchisiades) - September 27, 2003 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Owl Moth (Thysania zenobia) - September 26, 2003 - San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX

Magnificent Swallowtail (Papilio garamas abderus) - March 20-22, 2003 - La Estanzuela, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

Spring Azure (Celastrina "ladon") - March 20-22, 2003 - La Estanzuela, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

Spot-celled Sister (Adelpha basiloides) - March 20-22, 2003 - La Estanzuela, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

White-haired Skipper (Noctuana bipuncta) - March 20-22, 2003 - La Estanzuela, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

Bolla sp. - March 20-22, 2003 - La Estanzuela, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

Chestnut Crescent (Phyciodes argentea) - September 7, 2003 - La Estanzuela, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

Red-spotted Patch (Chlosyne marina melitaeoides) - September 7, 2003 - La Estanzuela, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

Silver Emperor (Doxocopa laure) - September 7, 2003 - La Estanzuela, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

East-Mexican White-Skipper  (Heliopetes sublinea) - September 7, 2003 - La Estanzuela, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

Dull Firetip (Pyrrhopyge araxes) - September 6, 2003 - Parque Ecológico Chipinque, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

White Angled-Sulphur (Anteos clorinde) - August 30, 2003 - National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Falcate Skipper (Spathilepia clonius) - August 27, 2003 -  Frontera Audubon, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Ruddy Daggerwing (Marpesia petreus) - August 17, 2003 - Mission West RV Park, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon bazochii) - Aug. 11, 2003 - Indian Ridge B&B, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Red-and-black Leafwing (Siderone galanthis) - August 4, 2003 - El Salto Falls, SLP., Mexico

Blomfild's Beauty (Smyrna blomfildia) - August 3, 2003 - Bocatoma, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Regal Greatstreak (Evenus regalis) - August 3, 2003 - Cielito, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Brangas neora - August 3, 2003 - Cielito, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Mexican Mottlemark  (Calydna sinuata) - August 3, 2003 - Cielito, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Red-and-black Leafwing (Siderone galanthis)  - August 3, 2003 - Cielito, Tamaulipas, Mexico 

Red Cracker (Hamadryas amphinome) - August 3, 2003 - Cielito, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Guatemalan Cracker (Hamadryas guatemalena) - August 3, 2003 - Cielito, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Karwinski's Beauty (Smyrna karwinskii) - August 3, 2003 - Cielito, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Painted White (Pieriballia viardi) - August 1, 2003 - Cielito, El Encino, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Pale-spotted Leafwing (Anaea pithyusa) - July 19, 2003 - Cañón del Novillo, Tamaulipas, Mexico 

Remella sp. - July 2003 - Parque Ecológico Chipinque, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

Definite Patch (Chlosyne definita) - July, 2003 -  Brownsville, Cameron Co., TX

Cyna Blue (Zizula cyna) - May 10, 2003 - Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Gray Cracker (Hamadryas februa) - July 13, 2003 - San Perlita, Willacy Co., TX - New County record

Yojoa Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon yojoa) - Jun 15, 2003 -  Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Curve-winged Metalmark (Emesis emesia) - Jun 13, 2003 - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Queen (Danaus eresimus) dark form larva - Jun 8, 2003 - nr. Old Tunnel WMA - Comfort, Kendall Co., TX.

"Saucy Beauty" (Phaloesia saucia) - May 16, 2003 -  Valley Nature Center, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX - A diurnal moth

West Coast Lady (Vanessa annabella) - May 10, 2003 - w. Castroville, Medina Co., TX - New County Record

Red-spotted Patch (Chlosyne marina melitaeoides) - Jun 2, 2003 , La Estanzuela, Monterrey, NL, Mexico

Two-barred Flasher (Astraptes fulgerator) - Jun 2, 2003 - Laguna Atascosa NWR - Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., TX

Beautiful Beamer (Phocides belus) - Apr 13, 2003 - Bentsen-RGV State Park - Mission, Hidalgo, Co., TX - First U.S. Record

Banded Orange Heliconian (Dryadula phaetusa) - Mar 28, 2003 - Bentsen-RGV State Park - Mission, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Two-barred Flasher (Astraptes fulgerator) - Mar 22, 2003 - Valley Nature Center, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Brown-banded Skipper (Timochares ruptifasciatus) - Mar 20, 2003 - Laguna Vista, Cameron Co., TX

Red-crescent Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon rufofusca) - Mar 9, 2003 - E. of McCook, Hidalgo Co., TX

Two-barred Flasher (Astraptes fulgerator) - Mar 9, 2003 - Mission, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Yucca Giant-Skipper (Megathymus yuccae) - emerged Mar. 3, 2003 - collected: Boca Chica, Cameron Co., TX

Curve-winged Metalmark (Emesis emesia) - Feb. 23, 2003 - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Fine-lined Stripe-streak (Arawacus sito) - Feb 16, 2003 - El Salto, San Luis Potosi, MX

Greenstreak (Cyanophrys sp.) - Feb 16, 2003 - El Salto, San Luis Potosi, MX

Sword-tailed Beautymark (Rhetus arcius) - Feb 16, 2003 - near El Naranjo, SLP, MX 

Evans' Skipper (Panoquina evansi) - Feb 16, 2003 - near El Naranjo, SLP, MX

Mexican Mottlemark (Calydna sinuata) - Feb 15, 2003 - Río Corona bridge, Tamaulipas, MX

White-tipped Black (Melanchroia chephise) (a diurnal moth) - Jan 30, 2003 - Harlingen, Cameron Co., TX

Tailed Aguna (Aguna metophis) - Jan 8, 2003 - Golden Raintree Gardens,  Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Red Rim (Biblis hyperia) - Jan 3, 2003 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Walker's Metalmark (Apodemia walkeri) - January 3, 2003 - Los Ebanos Preserve, San Benito, Cameron Co., TX

(Dicya maeonis) - Jan 1, 2003 - Parque Ecológico Chipinque, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

Arizona Hairstreak (Erora quaderna) - Jan 1, 2003 - Parque Ecológico Chipinque, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico

 


2002

 

Erato Heliconian (Heliconius erato) - Dec 28, 2002 - Valley Nature Center - Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Silver-banded Hairstreak (Chlorostrymon simaethis) - Dec 19, 2002 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Red-bordered Pixie (Melanis pixe) (immature) - Dec 15-18, 2002 - McAllen, Hidalgo Co., TX

Mexican Silverspot (Dione moneta) - Dec 13, 2002 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Emerald Aguna (Aguna claxon) - Dec 13, 2002 - Golden Raintree Gardens,  Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Xami Hairstreak (Callophrys xami) - Dec 8, 2002 - McAllen, Hidalgo Co., TX

Definite Patch (Chlosyne definita) - Dec 5, 2002 -  Brownsville, Cameron Co., TX

Purple-washed Skipper (Panoquina sylvicola) - Dec 2, 2002 - Weslaco, Hidalgo County, TX

Blue Metalmark (Lasaia sula) (w/ dark eyes) - Nov 29, 2002 - Laguna Atascosa NWR - Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., TX

Hermit Skipper (Grais stigmaticus) - Nov 22, 2002 -  Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Dingy Purplewing (Eunica monima) - Nov 21, 2002 -  Bentsen-RGV State Park - Mission, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Orange-barred Sulphur (Phoebis philea) - Nov 20, 2002 - Austin, Travis Co., TX

Aberrant Bordered Patch (Chlosyne lacinia) - Nov 19, 2002 - Valley Nature Center, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Aberrant Strymon Hairstreak sp. - Nov 19, 2002 - Valley Nature Center, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Blomfild's Beauty (Smyrna blomfildia) - Nov 19, 2002 - Russelltown, Hidalgo Co, TX

Zebra Heliconian (Heliconius charithonius) larva - Nov 18, 2002 - McAllen, Hidalgo Co., TX

Ruddy Daggerwing (Marpesia petreus) - Nov 17, 2002 - Valley Nature Center, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Horace's Duskywing (Erynnis horatius) - Nov 17, 2002 - Valley Nature Center, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Tailed Aguna (Aguna metophis) - Nov 16-17, 2002 - McAllen, Hidalgo Co., TX

Crimson Patch (Chlosyne janais) - Nov 10, 2002 - Rio Grande City, Starr Co., TX

Emerald Aguna (Aguna claxon) - Nov 9, 2002 - Valley Nature Center, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Xami Hairstreak (Callophrys xami) larva - Nov 9, 2002 - Loma Alta, Brownsville, Cameron Co., TX

Hermit Skipper (Grais stigmatica) - Nov 9, 2002 - Mission West RV Park, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Red-crescent Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon rufofusca) - Nov 7, 2002 - Laguna Vista, Cameron Co., TX

Gold-spotted Aguna (Aguna asander) - Nov 4, 2002 - Valley Nature Center - Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Malachite (Siproeta stelenes) - Nov 4, 2002 - Valley Nature Center - Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Orange-barred Sulphur (Phoebis philea) - Nov 4, 2002 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Ornythion Swallowtail (Papilio ornythion) - Nov 2, 2002 - Valley Nature Center - Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Ornythion Swallowtail (Papilio ornythion) dark morph female - ca. Nov 1, 2002 - Edinburg, Hidalgo Co., TX

Potrillo Skipper (Cabares potrillo) - Oct 29, 2002 - Mission West RV Park - Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX

Gold-spotted Aguna (Aguna asander) - Oct 25, 2002 - Valley Nature Center - Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Evans' Skipper (Panoquina evansi) - Oct 24, 2002 - Valley Nature Center - Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

"Maguey Worm" (Aegiale hesperiaris) - Oct 23, 2002 - La Estanzuela, Monterey, N.L., Mexico

Definite Patch (Chlosyne definita) - Oct 21, 2002 - Loma Alta, Brownsville, Cameron Co., TX

Tiny Checkerspot (Dymasia dymas) - Oct 21, 2002 - Loma Alta, Brownsville, Cameron Co., TX

Mournful Duskywing (Erynnis tristis) - Oct 19, 02 - Hidalgo Co., TX 

Glazed Pellicia (Pellicia arina) - Oct 13 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Horace's Duskywing (Erynnis horatius) - Sept 29 - Frontera Audubon, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Glazed Pellicia (Pellicia arina) - Sep 24 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Common Mellana (Quasimellana eulogius) - Sep 24, 2002 - Bentsen-RGV State Park - Mission, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Broad-banded Swallowtail (Papilio astyalus) - Aug - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Gray Cracker (Hamadryas februa) - Aug 30-31, 2002 - San Benito, Cameron Co., TX

Rawson's Metalmark (Calephelis rawsoni) - Aug 13, 2002 - Hornsby Bend, Austin, Travis Co., TX

Bold Mimic-White (Enantia jethys) - ca. Aug 5, 2002 - Veracruz, Mexico

Gray Cracker (Hamadryas februa) - Aug 3, 2002 - near Mission Valley, Victoria Co., TX

Liris Skipper (Lerema liris) - July 28, 02 -  Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Gray Cracker (Hamadryas februa) - Jul 27-29, 2002 - Laguna Vista - Cameron Co., TX

Ruddy Daggerwing (Marpesia petreus) - Jul 22, 2002 - Laguna Atascosa NWR - Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., TX

Dark Kite-Swallowtail (Eurytides philolaus) - July 16, 2002 - South Padre Island Convention Center, Cameron Co., TX

Dark Kite-Swallowtail (Eurytides philolaus) - July 14, 2002 - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Dingy Purplewing (Eunica monima) - Jul 2, 2002 - Laguna Atascosa NWR - Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., TX

Clytie Ministreak (Ministrymon clytie) - May 3, 2002 - Laguna Atascosa NWR - Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., TX

Two-barred Flasher (Astraptes fulgerator) - Apr 23, 2002 - Bentsen-RGV State Park - Mission, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Mercurial Skipper (Proteides mercurius) - Apr 22, 2002 - Bentsen-RGV State Park - Mission, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Broad-banded Swallowtail (Papilio astyalus) - Apr 16, 2002 - Bentsen-RGV State Park - Mission, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Common Mellana (Quasimellana eulogius) - Apr 10, 2002 - Bentsen-RGV State Park - Mission, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Double-dotted Skipper (Decinea percosius) - Mar 23, 2002 - Laguna Atascosa NWR - Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., TX

Double-dotted Skipper (Decinea percosius) - Mar 17, 2002 - Rangerville, Cameron Co., TX

Marine Blue (Leptotes marina) - Mar 15, 2002 - Bentsen-RGV State Park - Mission, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Zilpa Longtail (Chioides zilpa) - March 14, 2002 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Xami Hairstreak (Callophrys xami) - March 13, 2002 - Loma Alta, Cameron Co., TX

Olive-clouded Skipper (Lerodea dysaules/arabus) - March 13, 2002 - Sabal Palm Grove - Cameron Co., TX

Clytie Ministreak (Ministrymon clytie) - March 11, 2002 - Sabal Palm Grove - Cameron Co., TX

Xami Hairstreak (Callophrys xami) - March 9, 2002 - Loma Preserve, Boca Chica Hwy, Cameron Co., TX

Blue Metalmark (Lasaia sula) - March 7, 2002 - Sabal Palm Grove - Cameron Co., TX

Fawn-spotted Skipper (Cymaenes odilia trebius) - March 7, 2002 - Camp Lula Sams, Brownsville, Cameron Co., TX

Fawn-spotted Skipper (Cymaenes odilia trebius) - March 2, 2002 - Sabal Palm Grove - Cameron Co., TX

Xami Hairstreak (Callophrys xami) - Feb 25, 2002 - Brownsville, Cameron Co., TX

Band-celled Sister (Adelpha fessonia) - Feb 20, 2002 - Resaca de las Palmas, Brownsville, Cameron Co., TX

Pale-rayed Skipper (Vidius perigenes) - Feb 20, 2002 - Brownsville, Cameron Co., TX

Common Mellana (Quasimellana eulogius) - Feb 19, 2002 - Bentsen-RGV State Park - Mission, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Blue-Studded Skipper (Sostrata nordica) - February 15, 2003 - El Naranjo, SLP, Mexico  

Fawn-spotted Skipper (Cymaenes odilia trebius) - Feb 12, 2002 - Hidalgo Co., TX

Brown-banded Skipper (Timochares ruptifasciatus) - Feb 9, 2002 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Coyote Cloudywing (Achalarus toxeus) - Feb 9, 2002 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Coyote Cloudywing (Achalarus toxeus) - Feb 3, 2002 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Common Streaky-Skipper (Celotes nessus) - Jan 29, 2002 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Two-barred Flasher (Astraptes fulgerator) - Jan 27, 2002 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Band-celled Sister (Adelpha fessonia) - Jan 26, 2002 - San Benito, Cameron Co., TX

Pale-spotted Leafwing (Anaea pithyusa) - Jan 26, 2002 - Valley Nature Center - Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Glazed Pellicia (Pellicia arina) - Jan 26, 2002 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

White Angled-Sulphur (Anteos clorinde) - Jan 24, 2002 - Golden Raintree Gardens - Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Guava Skipper (Phocides polybius) - Jan 22, 2002 - Laguna Vista, Cameron Co., TX

Mexican Bluewing (Myscelia ethusa) - Jan 6, 2002 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Malachite (Siproeta stelenes) - Jan 5, 2002 - Golden Raintree Gardens - Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

 


2001

Mexican Silverspot (Dione moneta) - Dec 28, 2001 - Valley Nature Center - Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Xami Hairstreak (Callophrys xami) - Dec 23, 2001 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Blomfild's Beauty (Smyrna blomfildia) - Dec 23, 2001 - Russelltown, Cameron Co., TX

Falcate Skipper (Spathilepia clonius) - Dec 20, 2001 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Falcate Skipper (Spathilepia clonius) - Dec 18, 2001 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Glazed Pellicia (Pellicia arina) - Dec 18, 2001 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Chestnut Crescent (Phyciodes argentea) - Dec 17, 2001 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Falcate Skipper (Spathilepia clonius) - Dec 17, 2001 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Xami Hairstreak (Callophrys xami) - Dec 12, 2001 - Valley Nature Center - Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Mexican Silverspot (Dione moneta) - Dec 4, 2001 - Bentsen-RGV State Park - Mission, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Banded Peacock (Anartia fatima) - Dec 4, 2001 - Bentsen-RGV State Park - Mission, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Stallings' Flat (Celaenorrhinus stallingsi) - Dec 4, 2001 - Bentsen-RGV State Park - Mission, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Cyna Blue (Zizula cyna) - Dec 3, 2001 - Valley Nature Center - Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Blomfild's Beauty (Smyrna blomfildia) - Dec 3, 2001 - Harlingen, Cameron Co., TX

Rusty-tipped Page (Siproeta epaphus) - Nov 27, 2001 - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX First TX/Second U.S. Record!

Potrillo Skipper (Cabares potrillo) - Nov 25, 2001 - Bentsen-RGV State Park - Mission, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Hoary Skipper (Carrhenes canescens) - Nov 24, 2001 - Bentsen-RGV State Park - Mission, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Glazed Pellicia (Pellicia arina) - Nov 22, 2001 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Pale-rayed Skipper (Vidius perigenes) - Nov 19, 2001 - Laguna Atascosa NWR - Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., TX

Curve-winged Metalmark (Emesis emesia) Nov 17, 2001 - Bentsen-RGV State Park - Mission, Hidalgo, Co., TX

Falcate Skipper (Spathilepia clonius) - Nov 11, 2001 - Santa Ana NWR - Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX

Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon bazochii) - Nov 10, 2001 - Valley Nature Center - Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

Olive-clouded Skipper (Lerodea dysaules/arabus) - Nov 4, 2001 - Laguna Vista, Cameron Co., TX

Yellow Angled-Sulphur (Anteos maerula) - Oct 27, 2001 - Donna, Hidalgo Co., TX

Ruddy Daggerwing (Marpesia petreus) - Oct 21, 2001 - Valley Nature Center - Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX

 


2000

Guatemalan Cracker (Hamadryas guatemalena) - July 30, 2000 - Laguna Vista, Cameron Co., TX - New County Record


1996

Osca Skipper (Rhinthon osca) - Oct 1996 - Mission Valley, Victoria Co., TX - New County Record


 

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