hairstreak butterfly

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Noun1.hairstreak butterfly - small butterflies having striped markings under the wingshairstreak butterfly - small butterflies having striped markings under the wings
lycaenid, lycaenid butterfly - any of various butterflies of the family Lycaenidae
genus Strymon, Strymon - large and widely distributed genus of hairstreak butterflies
Strymon melinus - larvae are pests of various economic plants
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The area is also enjoying an increase in the visibility of the textured green hairstreak butterfly, for whom the West Midlands is a particularly important region, while the marbled white is also proliferous in the built up area of the Black Country.
High Sheriff of Surrey Jim Glover plants the first tree in a wildlife corridor at Clandon Woods Nature Reserve to help the rare white-letter hairstreak butterfly thrive
The white-letter hairstreak butterfly, which has a distinctive W marking on the underside of its wing, is widespread in England and Wales, but has seen populations drop by almost three-quarters (72%) in the last decade.
The green hairstreak butterfly (Callophrys rubi) gets its blue-green hue from complex nanoscale structures on its wings.
6 Killaloo Wood, Co Derry/Londonderry In the River Faughan valley, now with upgraded paths and boasting spectacular oaks which are home to the rare purple hairstreak butterfly. As well as bluebells, you can spot wood anemone, wood sorrel and wild garlic - perhaps even a kingfisher.
The iridescent green, nickel-sized green hairstreak butterfly (Callophrys viridis) was once common throughout the area.
On April 8th, 2014 the first photodocumentation was obtained of an Early Hairstreak butterfly in Alabama (Figure 1).
Beer specialists The Notebook Ltd has produced a new ale to celebrate this summer's emergence of the brown hairstreak butterfly at its Midlands stronghold.