North American Butterfly Association
Green-Gate Grove, Mission
Hidalgo County, TX
The first Zebra Cross-streak, a female, (2nd U.S. record) was found by Linda Francis at her home in Green-Gate Grove in Mission, TX, Hidalgo Co. It stayed for over 3 hours on Croton. The second was subsequently discovered at the National Butterfly Center an hour later. It was a male. Dozens of butterfliers who had stayed on after the Texas Butterfly Festival were able to see and photograph both. Also at another home in Green-Gate Grove this strikingly beautiful Gaudy Sphinx moth was found.
Gaudy Sphinx Moth
Zebra Cross-streak female
Zebra Cross-streak male
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