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Red-banded Hairstreak (Calycopis cecrops)

Family: Gossamer Wing (Lycaenidae)

Subfamily: Hairstreak (Theclinae)

Average Wingspan: 3/4" - 1 1/4"

Habitat: Fields, forest edges, treetops

Similar To: Gray Hairstreak

Plants That Attract This Butterfly

* May not be available for purchase at your local nursery.

Note: Always check a plant's Hardiness Zone to make sure it will grow in your area. (What Is My Hardiness Zone?)

Where To Buy Plants

Butterfly Flight Range Map

Red-banded Hairstreak Flight Range Map

Photo Credits:
Closed wing - Diane P. Brooks

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