Red-Banded Hairstreak
Calycopis cecrops


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Male Dorsal
male dorsal
Female Dorsal
female dorsal

Male Ventral
male ventral

Female Ventral
female ventral

PHOTO DETAILS - ©Nicky Davis
Specimen from the Jacque Collection.  LOCATION: Jeff Slotten located female 16 June 2012 on Rhus sp. Sandhills/Thunder Roads, Moore County, North Carolina

Ova:  dates not recorded
Larvae:  Hatched 24 June 2012 - Larvae were placed individually on Rhus typhina leaves  in small cello cups with misted paper towel in the bottom to help hydrate the leaves.   Cecrops #4 and #6 were larvae 18 days.

Flights: 2

Host Plant used to oviposit: 
Rhus typhina (Staghorn Sumac)

Host Plant  used to rear larvae:
Rhus typhina (Staghorn Sumac)

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