Banded Hairstreak

Satyrium calanus

Genus Satyrium
Subfamily Hairstreaks
Family Gossamer-wings
All Massachusetts Species
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Occurrence   Statewide - resident
Abundance Common to abundant
Flight Period Mid-June to mid-August
Notes Occasionally given to enormous, though local flights
Overwintering Egg
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Banded Hairstreak

Photo by Mark Rainey - 6/26/2011
Great Blue Hill, Milton, MA

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Banded Hairstreak

Photo by Marjorie Watson - 7/5/2015
Martin Burns WMA

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Banded Hairstreak

Photo by Fred Goodwin - 7/14/2003
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

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Banded Hairstreak

Photo by Tom Murray - 6/21/2004
Horn Pond Mountain, Woburn

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Banded Hairstreak

Photo by Frank Model - 7/25/2006
Great Blue Hill, Milton, MA

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Banded Hairstreak

Photo by Frank Model - 06/29/2011
Great Blue Hill, Milton, MA
Aberrant

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Banded Hairstreak

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 7/12/2005
Southern Berkshire County Fourth of July Butterfly Count
Aberrant

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Banded Hairstreak

Photo by Howard Hoople - 6/22/2014
Broad Meadow Brook, Worcester, MA

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Banded Hairstreak

Photo by Bruce de Graaf - 7/02/2013
Shrewsbury, MA

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