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Species Ministrymon clytie - Clytie Ministreak - Hodges#4290

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies and Skippers)
Family Lycaenidae (Blues, Coppers, Hairstreaks, Harvesters)
Subfamily Theclinae (Hairstreaks)
Tribe Eumaeini
Genus Ministrymon (Ministreaks)
Species clytie (Clytie Ministreak - Hodges#4290)
Hodges Number
4290
Size
Very small hairstreak, 20-25mm wingspan.
Identification
Underwing is light gray with reddish/orange markings.
Range
South Texas
Habitat
Found on eupitorium, and other flowing bushes.
Season
Most of the year with 2-3 broods.
Food
Larva feeds on legumes and creeping mesquite.
See Also
Leda Ministreak, has a slightly different range.
Print References
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Works Cited
1.Butterflies of North America (Kaufman Focus Guides)
Jim P. Brock, Kenn Kaufman. 2003. Houghton Mifflin Co.