The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Eumaeus atala florida Rueber

Florida hairstreak


Florida, USA
Last Record
Rediscovered in
IUCN status
Not evaluated
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[b]Species Bibliography[/b]

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). [url=]Life History Variations and Seasonal Polyphenism in [i]Eumaeus atala[/i] (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)[/url]. Florida Entomologist 100(2): 219-229.

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

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

Rawson, G. (1961). The recent rediscovery of [i]Eumaeus atala[/i] (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. [[url=]Abstract[/url]]