Early Hairstreak

Erora laeta

Genus Erora
Subfamily Hairstreaks
Family Gossamer-wings
All Massachusetts Species


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Occurrence   Berkshire and Franklin Counties - resident
Abundance Rare to locally very uncommon
Flight Period Late May to early July
Notes
Overwintering Possibly Pupa
More info Massachusetts Butterfly Atlas Website
More info Butterflies of Massachusetts Website
Early Hairstreak is listed as a 'Threatened' species in Massachusetts. If you find specimens of this species, please take a photograph, note your location carefully, and use Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife Vernal Pool & Rare Species reporting system to report your sighting.
More information on Early Hairstreak from Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife.

Early Hairstreak - Erora laeta

Early Hairstreak

Photo by Frank Model - 6/7/2007
Berkshire County, MA

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Early Hairstreak - Erora laeta

Early Hairstreak

Photo by Bruce deGraaf - 6/1/2013
Berkshire County, MA

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Early Hairstreak - Erora laeta

Early Hairstreak

Photo by Bill Bouton - 5/29/2006
Berkshire County, MA
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Early Hairstreak - Erora laeta

Early Hairstreak

Photo by Frank Model - 6/13/2006
Berkshire County, MA
Female

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Early Hairstreak - Erora laeta

Early Hairstreak

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 6/5/2005
Berkshire County, MA

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