Sylvan Hairstreak

Satyrium sylvinus
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Satyrium sylvinus
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Satyrium sylvinus, commonly known as the Woodland Hairstreak, is a small butterfly species belonging to the family Lycaenidae. It is typically found in woodland habitats across North America. The wingspan of Satyrium sylvinus ranges from 1 to 1.5 inches, and its wings are predominantly brown with intricate patterns of orange and white spots. This species is known for its elusive behavior, often seen perching on leaves or flowers with its wings closed, blending in with its surroundings.

Sylvan Hairstreak

Satyrium sylvinus
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Scientific classification

kingdom: Animalia
phylum: Arthropoda
class: Insecta
order: Lepidoptera
family: Lycaenidae
genus: Satyrium