Butterflies and Moths of North America

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White-dotted Cattleheart
Parides alopius (Godman & Salvin, 1890)

Family: Papilionidae
Subfamily: Papilioninae
Identification: Upper surface of hindwing with band of white dots.
Wing Span: Not reported.
Life History: Not reported.
Flight: March-November.
Caterpillar Hosts: Not reported.
Adult Food: Not reported.
Habitat: Pine-oak forests.
Range: Mexico along the western Sierra Madre. One individual found in southeastern Arizona.
Conservation: None noted.
Management Needs: None needed for tropical stray.
Comments: NULL