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Red-bordered Pixie

Melanis pixe

Description:

Black butterfly with yellow wing tips and red spots

3 Comments

Davidbygott
Davidbygott 6 years ago

Aha! Still, what a great butterfly to have in your garden. It doesn't get to AZ where I live.

Ernesto
Ernesto 6 years ago

Sorry about that. My location was marked incorrectly. Yes, I do live in South Texas. I've seen them here ever since I was young.

Davidbygott
Davidbygott 6 years ago

If you saw this in the wild (did you?), it's an interesting sighting - apparently this is a Central American species that occasionally strays into TX.

Ernesto
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Ernesto

Texas, USA

Spotted on Oct 27, 2014
Submitted on Oct 27, 2014

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