Attributes of Calycopis isobeon

Dusky-blue Groundstreak
Calycopis isobeon (Butler & H. Druce, 1872)

Family: Lycaenidae
Subfamily: Theclinae
Identification: Two tails on the hindwing. Underside of both wings gray-brown; inner edge of postmedian line bordered narrowly with red-orange. Underside of hindwing has eyespot at lower apex with equal amounts of orange and black.
Wing Span: 7/8 - 1 1/4 inches (2.2 - 3.2 cm).
Life History: Eggs are laid in leaf litter on the ground. Caterpillars eat dead leaves and fruits, and detritus.
Flight: Many flights from January-September in Texas and Mexico.
Caterpillar Hosts: Dead leaves and fruits, and detritus, especially under trees in the cashew family (Anacardiaceae).
Adult Food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Subtropical valley bottoms and lowland forest edges.
Range: Venezuela north through Central America and Mexico to central and South Texas. Strays into Mississippi and Kansas.
Conservation: Not usually required.
NCGR: G5 - Demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs: None reported.
Taxonomy Notes:

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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
March 10, 2017 jeffmci9 Texas, Travis County, United States March 24, 2017 Details
October 02, 2007 Shirley Wilkerson Brazos County, Texas, United States March 12, 2017 Details
February 18, 2017 Raul Delgado Texas, United States, Webb County February 20, 2017 Details
December 31, 2016 Redheart Canyonlands Bandera County, Texas, United States January 06, 2017 Details
January 12, 2013 Robert Epstein Hidalgo County, Texas, United States December 13, 2016 Details
October 02, 2007 Shirley Wilkerson Brazos County, Texas, United States November 14, 2016 Details
October 24, 2016 jgiroux Texas, Travis County, United States November 13, 2016 Details
November 12, 2016 spmaestro Ellis County, Texas, United States November 13, 2016 Details
October 30, 2016 Redheart Canyonlands Bandera County, Texas, United States November 06, 2016 Details
October 17, 2016 Christinalea Texas, Travis County, United States October 21, 2016 Details
September 24, 2016 abwest Bexar County, Texas, United States September 24, 2016 Details
August 06, 2016 ncrosbyrd Hidalgo County, Texas, United States August 24, 2016 Details
November 08, 2015 ncrosbyrd Hidalgo County, Texas, United States August 04, 2016 Details
June 16, 2014 Donna Menke Caldwell County, Texas, United States August 03, 2016 Details
March 05, 2016 gpstewart Texas, United States, Williamson County March 06, 2016 Details
October 28, 2015 gpstewart Texas, United States, Williamson County February 23, 2016 Details
November 09, 2014 ncrosbyrd Hidalgo County, Texas, United States June 01, 2015 Details
April 08, 2015 KristyBaker Hidalgo County, Texas, United States May 10, 2015 Details
April 15, 2015 Robalero Hidalgo County, Texas, United States April 17, 2015 Details
January 25, 2015 rogerashton Cameron County, Texas, United States February 26, 2015 Details
April 07, 2014 KristyBaker Hidalgo County, Texas, United States December 28, 2014 Details
April 01, 2014 John van Dort Francisco Morazán, Honduras April 01, 2014 Details
October 07, 2012 Harry Forbes Jackson County, Texas, United States January 19, 2013 Details
November 11, 2012 Birdbug Harris County, Texas, United States January 05, 2013 Details
May 17, 2012 jeanie wells Texas, Orange County, United States May 19, 2012 Details
September 28, 2008 lefevers Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States April 21, 2011 Details
December 10, 2010 Heron Tilapia Hidalgo County, Texas, United States March 09, 2011 Details
November 16, 2008 Wanda Smith (Wanda Smith) Hidalgo County, Texas, United States August 10, 2009 Details
October 24, 2007 Gary Jue (Gary Jue) Hidalgo County, Texas, United States July 24, 2009 Details
April 04, 2008 aahewetson (Anthony Hewetson) Texas, Lampasas County, United States October 03, 2008 Details
October 08, 2007 legacy.reporter (Justin & Valerie Valleau) Texas, Smith County, United States January 08, 2008 Details
December 01, 2007 legacy.reporter (David Sarkozi) Chambers County, Texas, United States January 08, 2008 Details
December 12, 2007 legacy.reporter (Caren Morgan) Cameron Parish, Louisiana, United States January 08, 2008 Details
November 09, 2007 aahewetson (Anthony Hewetson) Texas, Mills County, United States January 08, 2008 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter (Derek Muschalek) DeWitt County, Texas, United States December 28, 2007 Details
October 11, 2007 Gary L. Spicer (Gary Spicer) Hood County, Texas, United States October 30, 2007 Details
October 03, 2007 Gary L. Spicer (Gary Spicer) Texas, Robertson County, United States October 30, 2007 Details
October 16, 2006 legacy.reporter (Mike Overton, Paul Opler) Tamaulipas, Mexico October 01, 2007 Details
October 15, 2006 legacy.reporter (Mike Overton, Paul Opler) San Luis Potosi, Mexico October 01, 2007 Details
October 16, 2006 legacy.reporter (Mike Overton, Paul Opler) Tamaulipas, Mexico October 01, 2007 Details
October 17, 2006 legacy.reporter (Mike Overton, Paul Opler) Tamaulipas, Mexico October 01, 2007 Details
October 16, 2006 legacy.reporter (Mike Overton, Paul Opler) Tamaulipas, Mexico October 01, 2007 Details
August 11, 2007 Gary L. Spicer (Gary Spicer) Ellis County, Texas, United States September 11, 2007 Details
October 12, 2003 legacy.reporter (Phyllis Dolich) Texas, United States, Williamson County April 02, 2007 Details
October 06, 2006 Gary L. Spicer (Gary Spicer) Ellis County, Texas, United States January 26, 2007 Details
June 17, 2006 legacy.reporter (Elizabeth Moon) Texas, United States, Williamson County November 14, 2006 Details
March 24, 2005 legacy.reporter (David Henderson) Texas, Montgomery County, United States August 28, 2006 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Sumner County, Kansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Webster County, Mississippi, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Wilkinson County, Mississippi, United States December 31, 2004 Details