'Northern' Oak Hairstreak

Place name abbreviations: MPEA - Middle Patuxent Environment Area; PRSP - Patuxent River State Park; PVSP - Patapsco River Valley State Park.

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Common name [Link is to BAMONA] (wingspan range in inches) Occurrence level & flight period.
Habitat. Typically visits (for nectaring). Larval host plants.




'Northern' Oak Hairstreak (0.9–1.5") Very rare: M-Jun Wood edges Indian hemp (dogbane) Oak woodlands and edges
Northern Oak Hairstreak

May 23, 2012
Ellicott City
Kathy Litzinger

Extremely rare! The previous record in Howard County was pre-1980’s.