Attributes of Arawacus jada

Creamy Stripestreak
Arawacus jada (Hewitson, 1867)

Family: Lycaenidae
Subfamily: Theclinae
Identification: Upperside pale blue with black edges. Underside white with cream-colored bands.
Wing Span: Not reported.
Life History: Caterpillars eat leaves of the host plants.
Flight: Many flights throughout the year in Mexico.
Caterpillar Hosts: Solanum umbellatum in the potato family (Solanaceae).
Adult Food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Open areas of the subtropics.
Range: Central America north through Mexico. Rare stray into southern Arizona.
Conservation: Not required for rare stray.
NCGR: GU - Unable to assign rank due to lack of available information.
Management Needs: None reported.
Taxonomy Notes:

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January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Pinal County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Pima County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Cochise County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Sinaloa, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Sonora, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Nuevo Leon, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Tamaulipas, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
June 03, 2005 legacy.reporter (Robert Behrstock) Cochise County, Arizona, United States June 22, 2006 Details
May 30, 2007 legacy.reporter (Priscilla Brodkin) Cochise County, Arizona, United States June 01, 2007 Details
October 14, 2006 legacy.reporter (Mike Overton, Paul Opler) Tamaulipas, Mexico October 01, 2007 Details
April 14, 2005 legacy.reporter (Kilian Roever) Cochise County, Arizona, United States January 28, 2009 Details
June 03, 2005 legacy.reporter (Robert A. Behrstock) Cochise County, Arizona, United States January 28, 2009 Details
April 28, 2001 legacy.reporter (Marcus Lindbergh) Cochise County, Arizona, United States January 28, 2009 Details
May 06, 2001 legacy.reporter (Marcus Lindbergh) Pima County, Arizona, United States January 28, 2009 Details
September 18, 2004 John Saba (John Saba) Pima County, Arizona, United States January 28, 2009 Details
May 08, 2009 legacy.reporter (Robert Behrstock et al.) Cochise County, Arizona, United States May 18, 2009 Details
May 16, 2009 legacy.reporter (Wayne Miller) Pima County, Arizona, United States June 04, 2009 Details
August 05, 1984 legacy.reporter (Jim Brock) Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details
August 13, 1984 legacy.reporter (W. Beebe) Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details
September 18, 2004 John Saba (John Saba) Pima County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details
June 03, 2005 legacy.reporter (Robert Behrstock) Cochise County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details
April 28, 2001 legacy.reporter (Marcus Lindberg) Cochise County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details
May 06, 2001 legacy.reporter (Marcus Lindberg) Pima County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details
April 14, 2005 legacy.reporter (Kilian Roever) Cochise County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details