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Juniper Hairstreak, Cedar Hairstreak, Olive Hairstreak (Callophrys gryneus)

Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Callophrys
Species: gryneus

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Barling, Arkansas
Biggsville, Illinois
Lincoln, Nebraska
Cincinnati, Ohio
Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Helotes, Texas
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On Jun 30, 2007, melody from Benton, KY (Zone 7a) wrote:

Small active little butterflies that are found throughout most of eastern North America. Semi-open areas with their host plant, Juniperus are where they are commonly found. Two broods in the south, one in the north, most commonly found June through August. Adults are fond of most nectar plants.

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