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Species Historis odius - Orion Cecropian - Hodges#4545

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 Coeini
Genus Historis
Species odius (Orion Cecropian - Hodges#4545)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Orig. Comb: Papilio odius Fabricius, 1775
2 spp. of Historis, both reach south Texas as strays
Southmost Texas (stray) / south to Argentina
Vague records from Florida need confirmation (1),(2),(3)
Larva on Cecropia
Type Locality: Antilles
Internet References
First Texas Record: TEXAS, Hidalgo Co., Mission, NABA-National Butterfly Center - 15/IX/2011.
Works Cited
1.A Field Guide to the Butterflies of North America, East of the Great Plains
Alexander B. Klots. 1951. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston. xvi + 349 pp.
2.The Lepidoptera of Florida: An Annotated Checklist.
Charles P. Kimball. 1965. Florida Dept. of Ag. Gainesville, FL. v + 363 pp.
3.Butterflies of North America
Howe, W. H. (editor). 1975. Doubleday and Co., Garden City, NY. xiii + 633.