Mestra amymone (Menetries, 1857)

Family: Nymphalidae

Status: Very rare stray

NENHP Ranking: Not listed

Range: Resident in Mexico and southern Texas, occasionally straying north as far as Nebraska.

Broods/Flight Times: Year round in south Texas

Larval Hostplant(s): Various spurges

Habitat: As a stray it might be found anywhere

Found at:

Overwintering: Not in our area

Similar Species:


Common Name, Location, Photographer
Amymone – dorsal
Amymone – ventral

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