EENY-441/IN782 White M hairstreak, Parrhasius m-album (Boisduval & LeConte) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae: Theclinae)

Figure 5. Adult male white M hairstreak, Parrhasius m-album (Boisduval & LeConte), dorsal view.
EENY-441, a 4-page illustrated fact sheet by Andrei Sourakov, is part of the Featured Creatures collection. It describes this metallic blue Neotropical hairstreak with characteristic M-shaped pattern on its silver-colored underside which flies in clearings and edges of oak growth — its distribution, biology and lifecycle, and hosts. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, November 2008.