Wingspan: 1 inch

Overview: Hairstreaks and Elfins (Theclinae) are in the GOSSAMER-WING family (Lycaenida) They are very small and quick with wings that appear to have a streak of bright color. They live at the woodland’s edge.

Caterpillar & Host Plants

Some Hairstreaks eat fallen leaves of oak trees, sumacs, and in some cases rotting fruit.