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|Insect Series / #AS175W Southern redcedar
Juniperus virginiana Linnaeus, 1753 Cupressaceae Polliantor wind
With Butterfly Caterpillar
Juniper Hairstreak Callophrys [Mitoura] gryneus Hübner, 1819 Lycaenidae
Southern redcedar trees and hairstreak butterflies are distributed
throughout the world. Many species of the cypress family are caterpillar
hosts to these non-migratory butterflies in coastal plain and maritime
Adult juniper hairstreaks feed on nectar from a variety of coastal plants
like beach sunflowers and seaside daisies. Ants eat the caterpillar’s sugary
excrement while defending the caterpillar from predator and parasite.
Original watercolor image 11” x 9¼” 260lb HP
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