Striped Hairstreak

Satyrium liparops

Genus Satyrium
Subfamily Hairstreaks
Family Gossamer-wings
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Striped Hairstreak

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Occurrence   Statewide - resident
Abundance Fairly common
Flight Period Mid-June to late August
Notes Almost always present at milkweeds and dogbanes in small numbers
Overwintering Egg
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Striped Hairstreak

Photo by Mark Rainey - 6/20/2015
Horn Pond Mountain, Woburn, MA

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Striped Hairstreak

Photo by Bruce deGraaf - 6/30/2013
Canton, MA

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Striped Hairstreak

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 7/2/2005
Cummington

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Striped Hairstreak

Photo by Frank Model - 7/23/2006
Graves Farm, Williamsburg

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Striped Hairstreak

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 7/9/2007
Cummington
Aberrant

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Striped Hairstreak

Photo by Howard Hoople - 6/27/2011
Horn Pond Mountain, Woburn, MA

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