Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes)

Known in NC only from a half-dozen records scattered from the coast to the mountains, this species is a rare stray from farther south.
Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes) Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes)
Blackwood Division of Duke Forest, Orange Co., NC
5 June 2007

Note that the dark forewing post-median band is interrupted by a pale patch.


Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes) Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes) Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes)
Orange Co., NC
5 June 2007

Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes) Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes) Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes)
Collier Co., FL
31 Dec 2008

Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes)
Collier Co., FL
4 Nov 2018

Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes)
Collier Co., FL
27 Sep 2016

Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes) Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes)
Collier Co., FL
31 Dec 2008


Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes)
Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes)
Miami-Dade Co., FL
29 Dec 2003

Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes)
Collier Co., FL
4 Nov 2016

Laying an egg on Desmodium


Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes)
Collier Co., NC
30 Dec 2011




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