Brown Hairstreak

Thecla betulae

family - Lycaenidae

My personal observations of Brown Hairstreak: none

Reference Section

Size: 38-40mm (smaller than Small White - see list of butterflies by size)

First Generation flight period: August-September

Habitat: hedgerows & woods
Larval Food Plants: Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa)

Family Group: Lycaenidae - see list of butterflies by family

This page last updated: 18 April, 2004