some have little or no blue in the wings. Many larvae secrete a honeydewlike material, and some live in ant nests.

Hairstreaks, Subfamily Theclinae (not illus.). Dark brown or grayish, with delicate striping on underside of wings. Generally 2 or 3 hairlike tails on HW. R in FW 3-branched. Elfins (Incisalia) are small, brownish, and the hind wings lack tails and have a somewhat scalloped margin. Hairstreaks usually occur in

humeral vein

humeral vein

/ 2A HARVESTER (Lycaenidae)

/ 2A BLUE (Lycaenidae)

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