New York Natural Heritage Program
Red-banded Hairstreak
Calycopis cecrops (Fabricius, 1793)

New York State Distribution [-]
This species is primarily found along the coast from Staten Island east to central Suffolk County, rarely inland to Rockland and Westchester Counties. This forms the extreme northeastern range extent of this northern representative of a tropical group of hairstreaks.

Global Distribution [-]
Kansas and Texas east to Long Island and south to Florida. It is most common on the southeastern coastal plain.
Best Places to See
• Central Park (New York County)
• Edgewood Oak Brush Plains Preserve (Suffolk County)
• Van Corlandt Park (Bronx County)