Gossamer Wings: Striped Hairstreak
Satyrium liparops

Striped Hairstreak Sightings
Size: Wingspan ranges from 1" - 1.5"
Habitat: Deciduous woods, swamp edges, fields
Occurrence Level: Uncommon
Flight Period: Late June to early July
Larval Host Plant: Blueberry, hawthorn

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Striped Hairstreak
Monroe County, PA. July 5, 2015

Striped Hairstreak
Prince Georges County, MD. June 8, 2013

Look at all those stripes!

Striped Hairstreak
Dorchester County, MD. June 12, 2015

Nectaring in the shade on a very hot and humid day.