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Red-banded Hairstreak

Calycopis cecrops

Description:

Its size ranges from 0.9–1.25 inches.

Habitat:

A butterfly native to the southeastern United States. It feeds on fallen leaves of sumac species and other trees. It lives near coastal areas and edges.

Notes:

Found this little guy near the back of my property where the fence meets the treeline of a wooded area.

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6 Comments

CoastalJHawk
CoastalJHawk 9 years ago

Gracias!

harsuame
harsuame 9 years ago

Bellas series

CoastalJHawk
CoastalJHawk 9 years ago

Thanks Alice. I've never seen this one before.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

A feast for the eyes!

CoastalJHawk
CoastalJHawk 9 years ago

Thanks Carolina. It's always when I'm looking for something else but it's great being surprised by something new.

Carolina
Carolina 9 years ago

Woah, what a beauty!

CoastalJHawk
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CoastalJHawk

Georgia, USA

Spotted on Apr 25, 2012
Submitted on Apr 25, 2012

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