Acadian Hairstreak (Satyrium acadica)

Acadian Hairstreak ( Satyrium acadica )

North Gower, ON 2011/07/03

Acadian Hairstreak ( Satyrium acadica )

Limoges, ON 2012/06/23

Member of Family: Lycaenidae

French common name: Porte-queue d'Acadie

This species tends to be found in marshy areas near the willows which are its larval host plant.

To see where this butterfly has been reported, visit: The Ontario Butterfly Atlas Online

For more info on this species, visit the Butterflies of Canada ( en français )