Definition of Hairstreak. Meaning of Hairstreak. Synonyms of Hairstreak

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Definition of Hairstreak

hairstreak
Thecla Thec"la, n. Any one of many species of small delicately colored butterflies belonging to Thecla and allied genera; -- called also hairstreak, and elfin.
Hairstreak
Hairstreak Hair"streak`, n. A butterfly of the genus Thecla; as, the green hairstreak (T. rubi).

Meaning of Hairstreak from wikipedia

- The subfamily Theclinae is a group of butterflies, including the hairstreaks, elfins and allies, in the family Lycaenidae. There are many tropical species...
- The gray hairstreak (Strymon melinus) is one of the most common hairstreaks in North America, ranging over nearly the entire continent. It occurs also...
- The Colorado hairstreak (Hypaurotis crysalus) is a montane butterfly native to oak scrubland in the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. It...
- The great purple hairstreak (Atlides halesus), also called the great blue hairstreak, is a common gossamer-winged butterfly species in parts of the United...
- Callophrys affinis, the western green hairstreak or immaculate green hairstreak, is a butterfly of the family Lycaenidae. It is found in western Canada...
- juniper hairstreak or olive hairstreak, is a butterfly native to North America. It belongs in the family Lycaenidae. The juniper hairstreak has many...
- The brown hairstreak (Thecla betulae) is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. The range includes most of the Palaearctic. T. b. betulae Europe, northern...
- The Sandia hairstreak (Callophrys mcfarlandi) is a species of butterfly native to North America. A relatively rare butterfly with a limited range, it was...
- Gossamer-wings include the subfamilies hairstreaks, harvesters, coppers, and blues. Their flights vary from the fast, erratic hairstreaks to the slow, bouncy blues...
- The green hairstreak (Callophrys rubi) is a small butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. The genus name Callophrys is a Gr**** word meaning "beautiful eyebrows"...
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