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Scientific name: Arthropoda: Insecta: Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae: Satyrium calanus
Common Name: Banded Hairstreak
Photographer: E. M. Barrows
Identifier: E. M. Barrows
This male Banded Hairstreak perched on a quartz pebble in his territory. Part of his hindwings (which each have a false-head pattern) are missing, probably due to a bird’s grasping his wings with its beak.