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Hoary Edge

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Achalarus lyciades --Hoary Edge

Hoary Edge

Description:
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.
Habitat:
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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