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Lebia bitaeniata Chevrolat - Lebia bitaeniata

Lebia bitaeniata Chevrolat - Lebia bitaeniata
Village of San Leanna (south Austin), Travis County, Texas, USA
August 4, 2008
Det. Michael C. Thomas, 2008

at UV lights in a small mesic patch under a canopy of willows and live oaks...

It certainly lives up to the common name.

Lebia bitaeniata Chevrolat
Looks to be widespread Neotropical. I recently collected what looks to be the same species in the Caribbean.

totally stunning -- thank you!
no idea of sp.

Yes, what a beauty!

I thought our Arizona species were pretty...until now:-( LOL!

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