Bordered Patch

Chlosyne lacinia (Geyer, 1837)

Family: Nymphalidae

Status: Breeding stray, absent most years, abundant in others

NENHP Ranking: Not listed

Range: This species inhabits the southwestern United States from southern California southeast to southern Texas. It occasionally strays north as far as Nebraska.

Broods/Flight Times: Has been found from mid-June to mid-October. Most sightings are in late summer/early autumn.

Larval Hostplant(s): Sunflowers and ragweeds in our area

Habitat: As a stray it can occur anywhere

Found at:

Overwintering: Does not survive winters in our area

Similar Species:

Notes: This highly variable species is found most often in southern and southeastern portions of the state.

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