Calycopis cecrops: Red-banded hairstreak butterfly

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The red-banded hairstreak [Calycopis cecrops] is a butterfly native to the southeastern United States. It feeds on fallen leaves of sumac species and other trees. Its size ranges from 0.9–1.25 inches [23–32 mm].

Photos: Chamblee, GA, USA [20150913]

Source: Wikipedia

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