Favonius quercus (Purple Hairstreak)

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Favonius quercus (Purple Hairstreak)

Favonius quercus (Purple Hairstreak)
Originator: Arild Breistøl

Systematics :

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Articulate animals)
Class: Insecta (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies)
Group: Rhopalocera (Butterflies)
Family: Lycaenidae (Gossamer-winged butterflies)
Subfamily: Lycaeninae
Genus: Favonius
Species: Favonius quercus (Purple Hairstreak)

Norwegian name: Eikestjertvinge

Host plants: Oak (Quercus)