Image: Newly emerged Imperial Hairstreak butterfly

Newly emerged Imperial Hairstreak butterfly

Newly emerged adult Imperial Hairstreak butterfly (Lycaenidae). The larvae of this species only feed on certain species of Acacia.

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D Nelson
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Tags butterflies, Lepidoptera, insects, invertebrates, herbivores, herbivory, plant eating, Bugwise,