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Atlas of North Dakota Butterflies

Juniper Hairstreak (Mitoura siva)

  • BND: Juniper Hairstreak; Mitoura siva (W. H. Edwards, 1874)
  • BNA: Juniper Hairstreak; Callophrys gryneus
  • Habitat: Badlands around Junipers, fond of Butte Candle blooms
  • Larval food: Juniperus scopulorum
  • Adult flight: One brood, late May into June
  • References: Royer 97, Ferris & Brown 256, Scott 373 (under gryneus)
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