Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Long-winged Greenstreak
Cyanophrys longula (Hewitson, 1868)

Family: Lycaenidae
Subfamily: Theclinae
Identification: Under surfaces mostly green with dark borders. Short, stubby tail.
Wing Span: Not reported.
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: East and West Mexico.
Conservation: Not necessary for rare stray.
Management Needs: None reported.
Comments: Old Range read: "Sonora, Mexico. Two sightings in southeastern Arizona. Comments: No authenticated records exist. Butterfly is considered hypothetical for southeastern Arizona by Bailowitz and Brock."
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