Euristrymon favonius

John Shuey jshuey at
Fri May 5 14:52:55 EDT 2000

A quick note about this bug.  I've only seen it in the morning, often while the
dew is still on the grass.  It can be locally common and then completely
disappear a couple of hours later.  So, don't sleep in if your serious about
seeing this species.

John Shuey

moth at wrote:

> A query was made about records for the lycaenid, E. favonius.  We have a
> series of specimens collected May 22, 1980 at Orange Beach, AL (Baldwin
> Co.), about 250 yards from the Ocean.  This site with low dunes and
> scattered oaks is now part of the Gulf State Park.  More extensive and less
> disturbed habitat of similar type occurs at Bon Secour N.W. Refuge, west of
> Ocean Springs.  Both the Park and Refuge require collecting permits.
> Richard L. Brown
> Mississippi Entomological Museum
> Box 9775
> Mississippi State, MS 39762
> phone: (662) 325-2085
> fax: (662) 325-8837
> e-mail: moth at

John Shuey
Director of Conservation Science
Indiana Office of The Nature Conservancy

phone:  317-923-7547
fax:  317-923-7582
email:  Jshuey at

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