Purple Hairstreak

Neozephyrus quercus

family - Lycaenidae

My personal observations of Purple Hairstreak: none

Reference Section

Size: 37-39mm (smaller than Small White - see list of butterflies by size)

First Generation flight period: July-August

Habitat: Oak Woods
Larval Food Plants: Oak (Quercus robur)

Family Group: Lycaenidae - see list of butterflies by family

This page last updated: 18 April, 2004