Strymon (butterfly)

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Strymon melinus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Subfamily: Theclinae
Genus: Strymon
Hübner, 1818

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Strymon melinus larva

Strymon is a genus of scrub hairstreak butterflies in the family Lycaenidae. It is a highly distinct lineage in the tribe Eumaeini, and was at one time even treated as a monotypic tribe Strymonini. The species of the genus are found in the Nearctic and the Neotropical realms.

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