Gray Hairstreak Butterfly Caterpillar (Strymon melinus)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Gray Hairstreak Butterfly Caterpillar (Strymon melinus)

Larval hosts: Species in the Pea (Fabaceae) and mallow (Malvaceae) families.

Shown on Desmodium spp.

Learn: http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/wildflower/completebutterflydata.asp?id=23

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2 comments
  1. The photo is amazing, love the detail. I really appreciate the information you provide in your posts.

    • Thanks Charlie….I try to do a little research and share at least one thing about each critter. Internet sure is a wonderful place. Wouid not be able to do it so effectively years ago.

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