Hayhurst's Scallopwing (Staphylus hayhurstii)

Hayhurst's Scallopwing ( Staphylus hayhurstii )

Austin, TX 2011/03/18

Member of Family: Hesperiidae

French common name: Hespérie sinuée

This species is extremely rare in Canada, and as far as I know, has only ever been recorded a few times in the Pelee Island/Point Pelee area. I've never seen it here myself, but I did see some once down in Austin, TX.

To see where this butterfly has been reported, visit: The Ontario Butterfly Atlas Online

For further info on this species, visit the Butterflies of Canada ( en français )