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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Butterflies and Moths
Strymon columella (Columelia hairstreak)

 

 

(Columelia hairstreak)
Habitat: Rare breeding resident, at least at times, at Aguajita Wash and Quitobaquito.
Food Habits: flowers, hilltops

Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Lepidoptera
Family Lycaenidae - Blues, Hairstreaks, and Metal-marks
Genus Strymon
species columella
variety Hairstreak butterfly

 

 

 

 

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