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Species Astraptes alardus - Frosted flasher - Hodges#3898

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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 Astraptes (Flashers)
Species alardus (Frosted flasher - Hodges#3898)
Hodges Number
3898
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Astraptes alardus (Stoll, 1790)
Size
Wingspan 51-64 mm. (1)
Range
Rare stray in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of southern Texas; Mexico and Central America.
Season
June and September to October in southern Texas.