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Species Polythrix octomaculata - Eight-spotted Longtail - Hodges#3880

Eight-spotted Longtail - Polythrix octomaculata
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies and Skippers)
Family Hesperiidae (Skippers)
Subfamily Eudaminae (Dicot Skippers)
Genus Polythrix
Species octomaculata (Eight-spotted Longtail - Hodges#3880)
Hodges Number
3880
Explanation of Names
Polythrix octomaculata (Sepp, [1844])
Range
s. TX (as a stray) to Argentina - Map (MPG, BOA)
Remarks
First U.S. Record: Pharr, Hidalgo Co., Texas - 1945 (Freeman, 1945)
Print References
Freeman, H.A. 1945. Notes on some skippers, with new records for the United States (Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae). Canadian Entomologist 77(11): 201-203.