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Species Chlosyne janais - Crimson Patch - Hodges#4503

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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 Nymphalidae (Brush-footed Butterflies)
Subfamily Nymphalinae (Crescents, Checkerspots, Anglewings, etc.)
Tribe Melitaeini
Genus Chlosyne (Patches, Checkerspots)
Species janais (Crimson Patch - Hodges#4503)
Hodges Number
4503
Other Common Names
Janais Patch (1)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chlosyne janais (Drury, 1782)
Identification
Above forewing black with white spots, hindwing black with large red-orange basal patch. Below black with white spots, yellow basal patch on hindwing has black spots throughout.
larvae white:
Range
c. TX to Columbia - Map (MPG, BOA)
Remarks
northern-most regularly occurring population probably in Hondo Creek, Median Co., west of San Antonio.
See Also
Chlosyne rosita
- stray to s. TX
Print References
(2)
Works Cited
1.National Audubon Society Field Guide to Butterflies
Robert Michael Pyle. 1981. Knopf.
2.Butterflies of North America (Kaufman Focus Guides)
Jim P. Brock, Kenn Kaufman. 2003. Houghton Mifflin Co.