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Hoary Edge


Achalarus lyciades --Hoary Edge

Hoary Edge

The wingspan of the Hoary Edge is between 4.5 and 4.9 cm long. This particular butterfly is very similar in appearance to the Epargyreus clarus but is smaller and has a longer strip of diffused silver on its wing.
The Hoary Edge can be seen throughout the eastern United States in open woodlands, deciduous mixed forest and sandy areas.
Life cycle:
There are two broods are year between April and September.

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