Yellow-tipped Flasher

Astraptes anaphus
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Astraptes anaphus, the yellow-tipped flasher or dull astraptes, is a species of butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. It is found from Argentina, north through Central America to the West Indies and Mexico. Strays can be found up to the lower Rio Grande Valley in Texas. The wingspan is 51–64 mm. Adults are on wing from April to May and from September to November in southern Texas. There are many flights beginning in March in Mexico. The larvae feed on vines in the Fabaceae.

Yellow-tipped Flasher

Astraptes anaphus

Is Yellow-tipped Flasher harmful?

There is no data about harmful of this species. Don't forget to be careful.

Sientific classification

kingdom: Animalia
phylum: Arthropoda
class: Insecta
order: Lepidoptera
family: Hesperiidae
genus: Astraptes