Banded Hairstreak

Species caption line: Cols 1 - 2: Species common name (followed by the wingspan range in inches). Col 3: Occurrence level & flight period. Col 4: Habitat. Col 5: Typically visits (for nectaring). Col 6: Larval host plants.

Place name abbreviations: MPEA - Middle Patuxent Environment Area; PRSP - Patuxent River State Park; PVSP - Patapsco River Valley State Park; UMDCF - University of Maryland Central Farm.

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Banded Hairstreak (1–1.5") Uncommon: M to L-Jun Woods trails & edges Indian hemp, milkweed Various oaks
Banded Hairstreak

June 10, 2014
Elkridge
Jim Wilkinson

Banded Hairstreak

June 11, 2014
Meadowbrook Park
Kathy Litzinger

Banded Hairstreak

Male
June 13, 2012
Mount Pleasant
Annette Allor

Banded Hairstreak

Male
June 14, 2012
Mount Pleasant
Annette Allor

Banded Hairstreak

June 15, 2009
Wincopin Trail (Savage)
Bob Solem

Banded Hairstreak

June 21, 2015
Patuxent River State Park
Richard Orr

Banded Hairstreak

June 22, 2016
Meadowbrook Park
Kathy Lutzinger

Banded Hairstreak

June 26, 2016
Meadowbrook Park
Kevin Heffernan

Banded Hairstreak

Female
June 24, 2012
Columbia
Annette Allor

Banded Hairstreak

Female
June 29, 2014
David Force NRA
Linda Hunt

Banded Hairstreak

Female
July 8, 2013
Mount Pleasant
Bonnie Ott

Banded Hairstreak

July 12, 2012
Mount Pleasant
Bonnie Ott