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White-striped Longtail
Chioides albofasciatus
The White-striped Longtail (Chioides albofasciatus) is a member of the skipper family which occurs in parts of South Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona within the United States. It ranges south to South America. The first image here was taken in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in March, 2005, providing one of few spring records for the Austin area. The species can be common in summer and fall in central Texas during some years. This shot was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark II and EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender.
The next two shots were taken in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in October, 2007, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender. The fall of 2007 saw a large influx of this species into central Texas.
The longtail shown here was in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in November, 2007. This shot was taken with the same gear as above.
The White-striped Longtail shown here was in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in September, 2010. This shot was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and a Sigma 50-500mm lens and Canon 580 flash.
White-striped Longtail
Chiodes catillus
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
6 October 2015
White-striped Longtail
Chiodes catillus
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
6 October 2015
White-striped Longtail
Chiodes catillus
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
14 October 2015
White-striped Longtail
Chiodes catillus
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
3 November 2015
White-striped Longtail
Chiodes catillus
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
3 November 2015
White-striped Longtail
Chiodes catillus
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
3 November 2015
White-striped Longtail
Chiodes catillus
Yett Creek Park,
off Parmer Lane,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
9 September 2016
White-striped Longtail
Chiodes catillus
Yett Creek Park,
off Parmer Lane,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
9 September 2016
White-striped Longtail
Chiodes catillus
Yett Creek Park,
off Parmer Lane,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
9 September 2016
White-striped Longtail
Chiodes catillus
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
8 October 2016
White-striped Longtail
Chiodes catillus
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
21 October 2016
White-striped Longtail
Chiodes catillus
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
21 October 2016