White-M Hairstreak Butterfly (Parrhasius m-album)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: White-M Hairstreak Butterfly (Parrhasius m-album)

A little tattered, so part of the white “M” along the postmedian line which gives it its common name is missing.

Larval host: Live oak and other Quercus spp.

Learn: http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/wildflower/completebutterflydata.asp?id=22

Shown on Florida Native Plant: Spanish Needles (Bidens alba)


    • Loret said:

      You have eloquent words that are right on target. Thanks for stopping by

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