Identification: Underside gray; hindwing with irregular postmedian line of squarish segments. Submarginal area clouded gray and white.
Wing Span: 11/16 - 1 3/16 inches (1.8 - 3.0 cm).
Life History: Not reported.
Flight: July-August and November-December (2 flights) in Mexico.
Caterpillar Hosts: Air-plant and relatives.
Adult Food: Probably flower nectar.
Habitat: Arid situations in subtropical mountains.
Range: Mexico south through tropics to southern Brazil. Rare stray to west Texas.
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.
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Observation date: Dec 19, 2008
Submitted by: legacy.reporter (Michael Rickard)
Region: Hidalgo County, Texas, United States
Verified by: BAMONA (Michael Rickard and Nick Grishin)