hairstreak butterfly


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Synonyms for hairstreak butterfly

small butterflies having striped markings under the wings

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The discovery of eggs comes after a single adult white-letter hairstreak butterfly was seen around 10 miles further north last summer by Borders butterfly recorder Iain Cowe.
To help the butterfly, in 2006 local lepidopterist Liam O'Brien launched this wildlife habitat corridor project, which aims to connect two isolated green hairstreak butterfly populations via strategically placed "Street Parks" full of host plants and nectar sources.
Dawpool Nature Reserve is looking to help the White-Letter Hairstreak butterfly
The "Imperial Hairstreak" is a medium sized and beautiful hairstreak butterfly representing the type species of the genus Arcas Swainson, 1832.
In San Diego County, the Quino checkerspot butterfly and the Thorne's hairstreak butterfly are in danger of extinction because of frequent fires that have recently burned through their habitat, Morrison said.
Species found on quarry sites in the local area include the small blue butterfly, the green hairstreak butterfly, which was once heading towards extinction in the county, and the large garden bumble bee.
Colourful habitat Lowland heathland is an important area for wildlife LDLIFE The common lizard lives in lowland heathland WINGED VISITOR The green hairstreak butterfly HOME GROUND The brown hare
The atala, a beautiful metallic blue hairstreak butterfly, is a good example, says Glassberg.
Natural world: The rare Brown Hairstreak butterfly.
It is hoped that the inclusion of wych elm will attract the nationally endangered white-letter hairstreak butterfly.
And the cold, wet summer continued the damage, with a "fantastic emergence" of purple emperor butterflies and several species of hairstreak butterfly hit by a severe gale in July.
I report on nectar sources used by the tropical hairstreak butterfly Eumaeus atala atala Poey and the subspecies E.
Species found on quarry sites in the area include the small blue butterfly, the green hairstreak butterfly, which was once heading towards extinction in the county, and the large garden bumble bee.
The course in Worcester for 50 farmers and agriculture students from Holme Lacy College in Herefordshire offered practical advice on planting, coppicing and laying hedges in a bid to encourage the brown hairstreak butterfly back to the region.
It is hoped the wych elm will benefit and attract the endangered white-letter hairstreak butterfly.