Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Zebina Hairstreak
Rekoa zebina (Hewitson, 1869)

Family: Lycaenidae
Subfamily: Theclinae
Identification: Upperside of male blue; female whitish-brown. Underside of male dark gray-brown; female gray.
Wing Span:
Life History: Not reported.
Flight: Many flights all year in Mexico.
Caterpillar Hosts: Probably plants in the pea family (Fabaceae).
Adult Food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Tropics.
Range: Colombia north to Mexico.
Conservation: Not required for rare tropical stray.
Management Needs: None reported.
Comments: NULL