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Species Electrostrymon angelia - Fulvous Hairstreak - Hodges#4352

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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 Electrostrymon
Species angelia (Fulvous Hairstreak - Hodges#4352)
Hodges Number
4352
Size
Wingspan: 2 - 2.9 cm (3/4 - 1 1/8 inches).
Identification
Hindwing with 2 tails. Upperside red-orange with black borders. Underside of hindwing gray-brown with large eyespot near lower tip of wing; postmedian line is white edged with black.
Range
Florida, Bahamas, Cuba, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico and some other Antillean islands.
Food
Host plants: Salvia spp. (Labiatae) and plants of Anacardiaceae (Schinus terebinthifolia or Brazilian Pepper according to (1))
Life Cycle
Eggs are laid singly on leaves and stems; caterpillars eat the leaves.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Lepidoptera of Florida: An Annotated Checklist.
Charles P. Kimball. 1965. Florida Dept. of Ag. Gainesville, FL. v + 363 pp.