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

Dusky-blue Groundstreak - Calycopis isobeon Calycopis isobeon - Dusky-blue Groundstreak? - Calycopis isobeon Dusky-Blue? - Calycopis isobeon Dusky-Blue or Red-Banded? - Calycopis isobeon hairstreak - Calycopis isobeon Red-banded Hairstreak? - Calycopis isobeon Please help us to identify this guy. - Calycopis isobeon Dusky-blue Groundstreak - Calycopis isobeon
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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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Calycopis isobeon (Butler and Druce)
Orig. Comb: Tmolus isobeon Butler and Druce 1872
Very similar to Red-banded Hairstreak, but red lines on underwings are thinner.
Texas / Mex. to S. Amer.
Tropical woodlands
Feb-Dec, 2-3 broods - MPG
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.