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Long-winged Greenstreak (Cyanophrys longula)

Long-winged Greenstreak (Cyanophrys longula [Hewitson])

Wing span: Not reported.

Identification: Under surfaces mostly green with dark borders. Short, stubby tail.

Life history: Not reported.

Flight: Two flights, in spring and late summer, in Sonora, Mexico.

Caterpillar hosts: Not reported.

Adult food: Presumably flower nectar.

Habitat: Not reported.

Range: Sonora, Mexico. Two sightings in southeastern Arizona.

Comments: No authenticated records exist. Butterfly is considered hypothetical for southeastern Arizona by Bailowitz and Brock.

Conservation: Not necessary for rare stray.

Management needs: None reported.


Bailowitz, R. A., and J. P. Brock. 1991. Butterflies of southeastern Arizona. 
    Sonoran Arthropod Studies, Inc., Tucson, Arizona. 342 pages.

Author: Jane M. Struttmann

Long-winged Greenstreak (Cyanophrys longula)
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