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Marius Hairstreak (Rekoa marius

Marius Hairstreak - adults

Caterpillar on Duranta being tended by ants

Sharyland (Maxine's Residence), Hidalgo Co., TX
October 29, 2005 (Gil Quintanilla)


(feeding on Duranta sp., Verbenaceae) Photo G Quintanilla

(fourth & fifth chrysalises) Photo G Quintanilla

Marius Caterpillar on the move
(Marius Caterpillar on the move) Photo: G Quintanilla



(Feeding on flower) Photo: Cat Traylor


(Photo Cat Traylor)


~6 caterpillars originally found by Cat Traylor in Edinburg, Hidalgo Co., Tx
~1 chrysalis found by Gil Quintanilla at Mission West RV, Hidalgo Co., Tx on 9/13/05.

Caterpillars raised by Karen, Alberto, and Gil Quintanilla in Mission, Tx. and when emerged, released where found.



Bean Shaped Chrysalis found on Duranta sp. Verbenaceae. Marius Hairstreak emerged 3 days later

Mission West RV Park, Hidalgo Co., TX
September 13, 2005 (G Quintanilla)


Hidalgo Co., TX
Sept. 2005 (Dauphin & Dauphin)

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