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Strophius Hairstreak (Allosmaitia strophius)

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

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Regional...

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Mission, Texas

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Neutral Magpye On Aug 16, 2006, Magpye from NW Qtr, AR
(Zone 6a) wrote:

Wing span: 7/8 - 1 1/4 inches (2.2 - 3.2 cm).

Identification: Upperside of male forewing with blue only at inner margin; hindwing blue with scent patch at base. Female gray above, pale brown below.

Life history: Not reported.

Flight: All year in Central America; Texas stray was reported in November.

Caterpillar hosts: Flowers of plants in the Malpighia family.

Adult food: Not reported.

Habitat: Dry and wet subtropical forests and scrub.

Range: Southern Brazil north to Sinaloa, Mexico.


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