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Mexican Butterflies

NABA (North American Butterfly Association) just had their convention in Mission, Tx the last week of October 2004 with a trip to Monterrey, Mexico that I attended along with many other butterfly enthusiasts. Here are some of my Mexico butterflies.
Nabokov's Satyr - Cyllopsis pyracmon
Nabokov's Satyr - Cyllopsis pyracmon
Olive-clouded Skipper - Lerodea dysaules
Olive-clouded Skipper - Lerodea dysaules
Olive-clouded Skipper - Lerodea dysaules
Olive-clouded Skipper - Lerodea dysaules
Jade Beamer - Phocides urania
Jade Beamer - Phocides urania
Malachite - Siproeta stelenes
Malachite - Siproeta stelenes
Square-tipper Crescent - Eresia phillyra
Square-tipper Crescent - Eresia phillyra
Ornythion Swallowtail - Papilio ornythion
Ornythion Swallowtail - Papilio ornythion
Silver Emperor male - Doxocopa laure
Silver Emperor male - Doxocopa laure
Elf - Microtia elva
Elf - Microtia elva
Elf - Microtia elva
Elf - Microtia elva
Common Banner - Epiphile adrasta
Common Banner - Epiphile adrasta
Two-barred Flasher - Astraptes fulgerator
Two-barred Flasher - Astraptes fulgerator
Two-barred Flasher - Astraptes fulgerator
Two-barred Flasher - Astraptes fulgerator
Small-spotted Flasher - Astraptes egregius
Small-spotted Flasher - Astraptes egregius
Gilbert's Flasher - Astraptes gilberti
Gilbert's Flasher - Astraptes gilberti
Crimson (Chlosyne janais), and Rosita Patch (Chlosyne rosita)
Crimson (Chlosyne janais), and Rosita Patch (Chlosyne rosita)
(2) Crimson Patch (Chlosyne janais), (1) Rosita Patch (Chlosyne rosita)
(2) Crimson Patch (Chlosyne janais), (1) Rosita Patch (Chlosyne rosita)
Julia Heliconian - Dryas iulia
Julia Heliconian - Dryas iulia
Blue-studded Skipper - Sostrata nordica
Blue-studded Skipper - Sostrata nordica
Cassius Blue - Leptotes cassius
Cassius Blue - Leptotes cassius
Marine Blue - Leptotes marina
Marine Blue - Leptotes marina
Reakirt's Blue - Hemiargus isola
Reakirt's Blue - Hemiargus isola
Creamy Stripe-streak - Arawacus jada
Creamy Stripe-streak - Arawacus jada
Red-crescent Scrub-Hairstreak - Strymon rufofusca
Red-crescent Scrub-Hairstreak - Strymon rufofusca
Superb Cycadian - Eumaeus childrenae
Superb Cycadian - Eumaeus childrenae
Pavon Emperor - Doxocopa pavon
Pavon Emperor - Doxocopa pavon
Mazons Scallopwing - Staphylus mazans
Mazons Scallopwing - Staphylus mazans
Jade Beamer - Phocides urania
Jade Beamer - Phocides urania
Gold-spotted Aguna - Aguna asander
Gold-spotted Aguna - Aguna asander
Walker's Metalmark - Apodemia walkeri
Walker's Metalmark - Apodemia walkeri
Malachite - Siproeta stelenes
Malachite - Siproeta stelenes
Malachite - Siproeta stelenes
Malachite - Siproeta stelenes
Two-barred Flasher - Astraptes fulgerator
Two-barred Flasher - Astraptes fulgerator
Brown Longtail - Urbanus procne
Brown Longtail - Urbanus procne
Zilpa Longtail - Chioides zilpa
Zilpa Longtail - Chioides zilpa
Stalling's Flat - Celaenorrhinus stallingsi
Stalling's Flat - Celaenorrhinus stallingsi
Falcate Skipper - Spathilepia clonius
Falcate Skipper - Spathilepia clonius
Falcate Skipper - Spathilepia clonius
Falcate Skipper - Spathilepia clonius
Falcate Metalmark - Emesis tenedia
Falcate Metalmark - Emesis tenedia
Falcate Metalmark - Emesis tenedia
Falcate Metalmark - Emesis tenedia
Black Enops - Polyctor enops
Black Enops - Polyctor enops
Common Glassywing - Pompeius pompeius
Common Glassywing - Pompeius pompeius
Vacerra gayra
Vacerra gayra
Vacerra gayra
Vacerra gayra
Curve-winged Metalmark - Emesis emesia
Curve-winged Metalmark - Emesis emesia
Curve-winged Metalmark - Emesis emesia
Curve-winged Metalmark - Emesis emesia
One-spotted Prepona - Archaeoprepona demophon
One-spotted Prepona - Archaeoprepona demophon
One-spotted Prepona - Archaeoprepona demophon
One-spotted Prepona - Archaeoprepona demophon
Malachite - Siproeta stelenes
Malachite - Siproeta stelenes
Common Banner - Epiphile adrasta
Common Banner - Epiphile adrasta
Black-patched Bluemark - Lasaia agesilas
Black-patched Bluemark - Lasaia agesilas
Red Rim - Biblis hyperia
Red Rim - Biblis hyperia
Forest Sicklewing Skipper - Achlyodes selva
Forest Sicklewing Skipper - Achlyodes selva
Forest Sicklewing Skipper - Achlyodes selva
Forest Sicklewing Skipper - Achlyodes selva
Hermit Skipper - Grais stigmatica
Hermit Skipper - Grais stigmatica
Texas Powdered Skipper - Systasea pulverulenta
Texas Powdered Skipper - Systasea pulverulenta
Banded Peacock - Anartia fatima
Banded Peacock - Anartia fatima
Tailed Orange - Pyrisitia proterpia
Tailed Orange - Pyrisitia proterpia
Ruby-spotted Swallowtail - Papilio anchisiades
Ruby-spotted Swallowtail - Papilio anchisiades
Green-eyed White - Leptophobia aripa
Green-eyed White - Leptophobia aripa
Malachite - Siproeta stelenes
Malachite - Siproeta stelenes
Creamy Stripe-Streak - Arawacus jada
Creamy Stripe-Streak - Arawacus jada
Creamy Stripe-Streak - Arawacus jada
Creamy Stripe-Streak - Arawacus jada
Silver Emperor female - Doxocopa laure
Silver Emperor female - Doxocopa laure
Variegated Skipper - Gorgythion begga
Variegated Skipper - Gorgythion begga
Black Hairstreak - Ocaria ocrisia
Black Hairstreak - Ocaria ocrisia
Potrillo Skipper - Cabares potrillo
Potrillo Skipper - Cabares potrillo
False Duskywing - Gesta invisus
False Duskywing - Gesta invisus
Hermit Skipper - Grais stigmaticus
Hermit Skipper - Grais stigmaticus
Tailed Orange summer form - Pyrisitia proterpia
Tailed Orange summer form - Pyrisitia proterpia
Pavon Emperor - Doxocopa pavon
Pavon Emperor - Doxocopa pavon
Potrillo Skipper - Cabares potrillo
Potrillo Skipper - Cabares potrillo
Sachem - Atalopedes Campestris
Sachem - Atalopedes Campestris
Tailed Aguna - Aguna metophis
Tailed Aguna - Aguna metophis
Tailed Aguna - Aguna metophis
Tailed Aguna - Aguna metophis
White-striped Longtail - Chioides albofasciatus
White-striped Longtail - Chioides albofasciatus
Clytie Ministreak - Ministrymon clytie
Clytie Ministreak - Ministrymon clytie
Clench's Greenstreak - Cyanophrys miserabilis
Clench's Greenstreak - Cyanophrys miserabilis
Common Mestra - Mestra amymone
Common Mestra - Mestra amymone
Sickle-winged Skippers - Achlyodes thraso
Sickle-winged Skippers - Achlyodes thraso
Evans's Skipper - Panoquina fusina
Evans's Skipper - Panoquina fusina
Evans's Skipper - Panoquina fusina
Evans's Skipper - Panoquina fusina
Purple-washed Skipper - Panoquina sylvicola
Purple-washed Skipper - Panoquina sylvicola
Purple-washed Skipper - Panoquina sylvicola
Purple-washed Skipper - Panoquina sylvicola
Green-eyed White - Leptophobia aripa
Green-eyed White - Leptophobia aripa
White-tailed Longtail - Urbanus doryssus
White-tailed Longtail - Urbanus doryssus
Vesta Crescent - Phyciodes vesta
Vesta Crescent - Phyciodes vesta
Vesta Crescent - Phyciodes vesta
Vesta Crescent - Phyciodes vesta
Vesta Crescent - Phyciodes vesta
Vesta Crescent - Phyciodes vesta
Chestnut Crescent male - Anthanassa argentea
Chestnut Crescent male - Anthanassa argentea
Chestnut Crescent female - Anthanassa argentea
Chestnut Crescent female - Anthanassa argentea
Julia Heliconian (Dryas iulia) flirting with the bus turn signal
Julia Heliconian (Dryas iulia) flirting with the bus turn signal
Ruby-spotted Swallowtail - Papilio anchisiades
Ruby-spotted Swallowtail - Papilio anchisiades
Ruby-spotted Swallowtail - Papilio anchisiades
Ruby-spotted Swallowtail - Papilio anchisiades
East-Mexican White-Skipper - Heliopetes sublinea
East-Mexican White-Skipper - Heliopetes sublinea
Dainty Sulphur - Nathalis iole
Dainty Sulphur - Nathalis iole
Broad-banded Skipper - Autochton neis
Broad-banded Skipper - Autochton neis
Dark Mylon - Mylon_menippus
Dark Mylon - Mylon_menippus
Ardent Crescent - Phyciodes ardys
Ardent Crescent - Phyciodes ardys
Blue-eyed Sailor female - Dynamine dyonis
Blue-eyed Sailor female - Dynamine dyonis
Blue-eyed Sailor female - Dynamine dyonis
Blue-eyed Sailor female - Dynamine dyonis
Lantana Scrub Hairstreak - Strymon bazochii
Lantana Scrub Hairstreak - Strymon bazochii
Whitened Remella - Remella remus
Whitened Remella - Remella remus
Tailless Scrub-Hairstreak - Strymon cestri
Tailless Scrub-Hairstreak - Strymon cestri
Black Hairstreak - Ocaria ocrisia
Black Hairstreak - Ocaria ocrisia
Silver Emperor - Doxocopa laure
Silver Emperor - Doxocopa laure
Common Banner (Epiphile adrasta) inside the bus
Common Banner (Epiphile adrasta) inside the bus
Crimson Patch - Chlosyne janais
Crimson Patch - Chlosyne janais
Chestnut Crescent (Anthanassa argentea) & Reakirt's Blue (Hemiargus isola)
Chestnut Crescent (Anthanassa argentea) & Reakirt's Blue (Hemiargus isola)
Black Hairstreak - Ocaria ocrisia
Black Hairstreak - Ocaria ocrisia
Little Yellow - Eurema lisa
Little Yellow - Eurema lisa
Blue-studded Skipper - Sostrata bifasciata
Blue-studded Skipper - Sostrata bifasciata
Golden-snouted Scallopwing - Staphylus vulgata
Golden-snouted Scallopwing - Staphylus vulgata
Whirlabout - Polites vibex (female)
Whirlabout - Polites vibex (female)
Glassy-winged Skipper - Xenophanes tryxus
Glassy-winged Skipper - Xenophanes tryxus
Carolina Satyr - Hermeuptychia sosybius
Carolina Satyr - Hermeuptychia sosybius
Polydamas Swallowtail - Battus polydamas
Polydamas Swallowtail - Battus polydamas
Florida White - Appias drusilla
Florida White - Appias drusilla
Evan's Skipper - Panoquina fusina evansi
Evan's Skipper - Panoquina fusina evansi
Guatemalan Cracker - Hamadryas guatemalena
Guatemalan Cracker - Hamadryas guatemalena
Common Ur-Satyr - Taygetis thamyra
Common Ur-Satyr - Taygetis thamyra
Cloaked Scintillant - Detritivora barnesi
Cloaked Scintillant - Detritivora barnesi
Split-banded Owlet - Opsiphanes cassina
Split-banded Owlet - Opsiphanes cassina
Yellow-fronted Owl Butterfly - Caligo telamonius
Yellow-fronted Owl Butterfly - Caligo telamonius
Guatemalan Cracker - Hamadryas guatemalena
Guatemalan Cracker - Hamadryas guatemalena
Yucatan Swallowtail - Papilio rogeri
Yucatan Swallowtail - Papilio rogeri
Brilliant Blue Skipper - Paches loxus (female)
Brilliant Blue Skipper - Paches loxus (female)
Brilliant Blue Skipper - Paches loxus (male)
Brilliant Blue Skipper - Paches loxus (male)
Two-barred Flasher - Astraptes fulgerator
Two-barred Flasher - Astraptes fulgerator
Glaucous Cracker - Hamadryas glauconome
Glaucous Cracker - Hamadryas glauconome
Guatemalan Patch - Chlosyne erodyle
Guatemalan Patch - Chlosyne erodyle
Sky-blue Greatstreak - Pseudolycaena damo
Sky-blue Greatstreak - Pseudolycaena damo
Plain Satyr - Cissia pompilia
Plain Satyr - Cissia pompilia
Burnt-chocolate Hairstreak - Theclopsis mycon
Burnt-chocolate Hairstreak - Theclopsis mycon
Whitened Bluewing - Myscelia cyaniris
Whitened Bluewing - Myscelia cyaniris
Whitened Bluewing - Myscelia cyaniris
Whitened Bluewing - Myscelia cyaniris
Banded Peacock - Anartia fatima
Banded Peacock - Anartia fatima
Yellow-fronted Owl Butterfly - Caligo telamonius
Yellow-fronted Owl Butterfly - Caligo telamonius
Montezuma's Cattleheart - Parides montezuma
Montezuma's Cattleheart - Parides montezuma
Spineless Silverdrop - Epargyreus aspina
Spineless Silverdrop - Epargyreus aspina
Small Beauty - Colobura dirce
Small Beauty - Colobura dirce
Confused Satyr - Cissia confusa
Confused Satyr - Cissia confusa
Mexican Cycadian - Eumaeus toxea
Mexican Cycadian - Eumaeus toxea
Purple-washed Eyemark - Mesosemia lamachus
Purple-washed Eyemark - Mesosemia lamachus
Brown Greenstreak - Cyanophrys fusius
Brown Greenstreak - Cyanophrys fusius
Little Banner - Nica flavilla
Little Banner - Nica flavilla
Teleus Longtail - Urbanus teleus
Teleus Longtail - Urbanus teleus
Julia - Dryas iulia
Julia - Dryas iulia
Cloaked Scintillant - Detritivora barnesi
Cloaked Scintillant - Detritivora barnesi
Variegated Skipper - Gorgythion begga
Variegated Skipper - Gorgythion begga
White Angled-Sulphur - Anteos clorinde
White Angled-Sulphur - Anteos clorinde
Mercurial Skipper - Proteides mercurius
Mercurial Skipper - Proteides mercurius
Giant Swallowtail - Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail - Papilio cresphontes
Freeman's Scarlet-eye - Bungalotis milleri
Freeman's Scarlet-eye - Bungalotis milleri
Elegant Flat - Celaenorrhinus stola
Elegant Flat - Celaenorrhinus stola
Blue-studded Skipper - Sostrata bifasciata
Blue-studded Skipper - Sostrata bifasciata
Brilliant Blue Skipper - Paches loxus (male)
Brilliant Blue Skipper - Paches loxus (male)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper - Pyrgus oileus
Tropical Checkered-Skipper - Pyrgus oileus
Two-spotted Prepona - Archaeoprepona demophoon gulina
Two-spotted Prepona - Archaeoprepona demophoon gulina
Malachite - Siproeta stelenes
Malachite - Siproeta stelenes
Common Morpho - Morpho helenor
Common Morpho - Morpho helenor
Fulvia Checkerspot - Chlosyne fulvia
Fulvia Checkerspot - Chlosyne fulvia
Gilbert's Flasher - Astraptes gilberti
Gilbert's Flasher - Astraptes gilberti
Litana Skipper - Vacerra litana
Litana Skipper - Vacerra litana
Litana Skipper - Vacerra litana
Litana Skipper - Vacerra litana
Texas Powdered-Skipper - Systasea pulverulenta
Texas Powdered-Skipper - Systasea pulverulenta
Elf - Microtia elva
Elf - Microtia elva
Cramer's Ur-Satyr - Taygetis virgilia
Cramer's Ur-Satyr - Taygetis virgilia
Square-spotted Polythrix - Polythrix caunus
Square-spotted Polythrix - Polythrix caunus
Cobalt Longtail - Urbanus viterboana
Cobalt Longtail - Urbanus viterboana
Cobalt Longtail - Urbanus viterboana
Cobalt Longtail - Urbanus viterboana
Scintillant sp. - Calephelis sp.
Scintillant sp. - Calephelis sp.
Cloudywing sp.
Cloudywing sp.