12-14-08. Falcon Heights, TX. ©Berry Nall or as stated
The upperside of a fresh Mexican Silverspot shimmers with honey-colored golden hues, making it a truly stunning butterfly. The underside is similar to the Gulf Fritillary.
Life History of Mexican Silverspot
Host plants recorded
in Texas' lower Rio Grande Valley:
- Corky-stem passionflower, Passiflora suberosa
- Cultivated passion flower, Passiflora x atropurpurea
Explanation of sightings data