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Species Strymon yojoa - Yojoa Scrub-Hairstreak - Hodges#4341

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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 Lycaenidae (Blues, Coppers, Hairstreaks, Harvesters)
Subfamily Theclinae (Hairstreaks)
Tribe Eumaeini
Genus Strymon
Species yojoa (Yojoa Scrub-Hairstreak - Hodges#4341)
Hodges Number
4341
Explanation of Names
Strymon yojoa (Reakirt, [1867])
Range
se AZ & s. TX (as strays) to Brazil - Map (MPG, BOA)
Food
Hibiscus spp. (Malvaceae); ticktrefoil - Desmodium (Fabaceae)
Remarks
First U.S. record reported by Freeman (1949).
Print References
Freeman, H.A. 1949. A Summary of new butterflies from Texas. Texas Journal of Science 1(3): 40-41.
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