The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Eumaeus atala florida Rueber

Florida hairstreak

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1937

Rediscovered in 1959

 

Distribution

Florida, USA

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Comstock, W. P. and Huntington, E. I. (1943). Lycaenidae of the Antilles (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera). Ann. New York Acad. Sci. 45: 49-130.

Klots, A. B. (1951). A Field Guide to the Butterflies of North America, East of the Great Plains. Houghton Mifflin, Boston.

Koi, Sandy and Daniels, Jaret. (2017). Life History Variations and Seasonal Polyphenism in Eumaeus atala (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Florida Entomologist 100(2): 219-229.

Koi, Sandy and Hall, Donald W. (2016). Atala Butterfly, Atala Hairstreak, Coontie Hairstreak, Eumaeus atala Poey 1832 (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). EENY-169. 11 pp.

Landolt, P. J. (1984). The Florida atala butterfly, Eumaeus atala florida Rueber (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae), in Dade County, Florida. Florida Entomologist 67: 570-571.

Rawson, G. (1961). The recent rediscovery of Eumaeus atala (Lycaenidae) in Florida. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 15: 237-244.

Rothschild, Miriam et al. (1986). Cycasin in the endangered butterfly Eumaeus atala florida. Phytochemistry 25(8): 1853-1854. [Abstract]

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