Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Marina Patch
Chlosyne marina (Geyer, 1837)

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Nymphalinae
Identification: Upperside black. Forewing has white-to-yellowish spots; hindwing has an irregular yellow patch and a red submarginal band.
Wing Span: 1 5/16 - 1 3/8 inches (3.3 - 3.5 cm).
Life History: Not reported.
Flight: Late October in South Texas, most of the year in Mexico.
Caterpillar Hosts: Not reported.
Adult Food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Openings in desert and subtropical thorn scrub.
Range: Mexico. Rare stray to southern Arizona and South Texas.
Conservation: Not required for rare stray.
NCGR: GU - Unable to assign rank due to lack of available information.
Management Needs: None reported.
Comments: NULL

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