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Red-bordered pixie

Melanis pixe

Description:

The Red-bordered pixie is a black butterfly with red spots and yellow-tipped wings. Wingspan about 40 mm. Pic 4 shows the underside of wings and partial body.

Habitat:

Spotted feeding on lantana and fiddlewood at the National Butterfly Center in Mission, Texas.

Notes:

Found from LRGV of south Texas to Costa Rica.

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2 Comments

Brian38
Brian38 9 months ago

Thank you, Ingrid3.

Ingrid3
Ingrid3 9 months ago

Absolutely beautiful!

Brian38
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Brian38

Mission, Texas, United States

Spotted on Nov 11, 2020
Submitted on Dec 11, 2020

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