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77a0906 – 4551.6   Prepona laertes (Hübner, [1811])
Distribution Data for Prepona laertes
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Distribution: USA: FL.
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Taxonomic Notes: Prepona laertes (Hübner, [1811]), subspecies octavia Fruhstorfer, 1905, is now recognized within the North American fauna by Pelham (in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023), first discovered in 2013, Broward Co., FL, Hayden (2017), FDACS-DPI Entomology Circular 434.
  • Hayden, J.E., 2017. Prepona laertes (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae), an exotic butterfly. FDACS-DPI Entomology Circular, 434.
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).

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