Chapman's green hairstreak - Callophrys avis


Family: Lycaenidae.

Flight Time: March/June.

Size: 32-34mm

Altitude: 100-1000m



Similar to the Green hairstreak Callophrys rubi it differs in having reddish frons and a more complete white band across its wings.


Fact File

Similar Species Foodplants Habitat Distribution
Callophrys rubi

Arbutus unedo - Strawberry tree.

Dry scrub with lots of Arbutus unedo.

Chapman's green hairstreak distribution


Early Stages




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