Edwards' Hairstreak (Satyrium edwardsii)

Edwards' Hairstreak ( Satyrium edwardsii )

Arden, ON 2013/07/06

Edwards' Hairstreak ( Satyrium edwardsii )

Walsingham, ON 2017/07/26

Member of Family: Lycaenidae

French common name: Porte-queue d'Edwards

This species is can be locally common in some areas, but overall, it is less common than the Banded Hairstreak which it closely resembles.

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

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