Attributes of Myscelia cyananthe

Blackened Bluewing
Myscelia cyananthe C. Felder & R. Felder, 1867

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Biblidinae
Identification: Upperside is black with iridescent blue bands; center of forewing is black without bands.
Wing Span: Not reported.
Life History: Not reported.
Flight: Many flights throughout the year in Mexico.
Caterpillar Hosts: Not reported.
Adult Food: Rotting fruit.
Habitat: Subtropics.
Range: Subtropical Mexico. A rare stray to South Texas and New Mexico.
Conservation: Not required for rare stray.
NCGR: G5 - Demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs: None reported.
Taxonomy Notes:

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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
March 30, 2015 John P Gorey Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States April 01, 2015 Details
December 07, 2012 albicaulis Baja California Sur, Mexico August 03, 2013 Details
October 08, 2008 John Saba Pima County, Arizona, United States September 04, 2012 Details
August 08, 2009 legacy.reporter (Hank Brodkin & April Day) Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States September 24, 2009 Details
August 02, 2009 legacy.reporter (Wayne Miller) Pima County, Arizona, United States August 17, 2009 Details
July 20, 2009 legacy.reporter (Rich Hoyer) Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States August 10, 2009 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Maricopa County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Pima County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Imperial County, California, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Baja California Sur, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Sinaloa, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Sonora, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Otero County, New Mexico, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Hidalgo County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details