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Edwards' Hairstreak (Satyrium edwardsii)

  • BND: Edwards' Hairstreak; Satyrium edwardsii (Grote & Robinson, 1867)
  • BNA: Edwards' Hairstreak; Satyrium edwardsii
  • Habitat: Scrub oak thickets, esp. in sandy or gravelly areas
  • Larval food: Quercus macrocarpa in our area
  • Adult flight: One brood, late June, July
  • References: Royer 93, Opler & Krizek 91, Scott 364
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