Chlosyne janais

Crimson Patch

Chlosyne janais, Crimson Patch, butterfly photo from Mexico

Family: Nymphalidae

Subfamily: Nymphalinae

Wingspan: 35 - 50 mm


Chlosyne janais is found from south Texas to Panama. It occasionally strays outside that range, into New Mexico and north Texas, for example.

The larval host plants of Chlosyne janais are Anisacanthus spp. and related plants.

Photo data: 1 March 2020. Amatlán de los Reyes, Veracruz, Mexico.

Crimson Patch, Chlosyne janais, undersides photo