Proteides mercurius in Central TX; prev. Co. rec. 1899!

Mike Quinn entomike at
Mon Oct 2 18:44:38 EDT 2006

FYI, Mike Quinn, Austin

John Rosford photographed a Mercurial Skipper (Proteides mercurius) on
10/1/06 in Kerr county (northwest of San Antonio) a few miles
northwest of Kerrville Texas.

This is only the second record for Kerr County, the previous record
was collected in 1899!

Kendall, R.O., & C.A. Kendall. 1971. Lepidoptera in the unpublished
field notes of Howard George Lacey, Naturalist (1856-1929). Journal of
the Lepidopterists' Society 25(1):29-44.


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