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Species Calycopis isobeon - Dusky-blue Groundstreak - Hodges#4300

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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 Calycopis
Species isobeon (Dusky-blue Groundstreak - Hodges#4300)
Hodges Number
4300
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Calycopis isobeon (Butler and Druce)
Orig. Comb: Tmolus isobeon Butler and Druce 1872
Identification
Very similar to Red-banded Hairstreak, but red lines on underwings are thinner.
Range
Texas / Mex. to S. Amer.
Habitat
Tropical woodlands
Season
Feb-Dec, 2-3 broods - MPG
Food
Larva feeds on decaying leaves.
Print References
(1) (2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Butterflies of North America (Kaufman Focus Guides)
Jim P. Brock, Kenn Kaufman. 2003. Houghton Mifflin Co.
2.Butterflies Through Binoculars: The East
Jeffrey Glassberg. 1999. Oxford University Press.