The Paisano

What’s with the butterflies?

Graphic by Tristan Ipock

Raquel Simon Calderon

October 5, 2016

This September, San Antonio residents were surrounded by large clusters of butterflies. These butterflies are known as the American Snout, or “Snout nose.” These butterflies had lived in this region due to the abundance of Hackberry trees—the Snout’s host plant. But now, according to Texas ent...