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Arizona Hairstreak (Erora quaderna)

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

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

Wing span: 7/8 - 1 1/8 inches (2.2 - 2.9 cm).

Identification: Tailless. Upperside of male dark brown; female with iridescent blue patch on each wing. Underside pale green with rows of short copper dashes.

Life history: Not reported.

Flight: One brood from June-July.

Caterpillar hosts: Possibly oaks (Quercus species).

Adult food: Flower nectar.

Habitat: Mountain trails and roadsides, forest openings.

Range: Southern Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Mexico.


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