New York Natural Heritage Program
Hessel's Hairstreak
Callophrys hesseli (Rawson and Ziegler, 1950)
Insects
Kingdom: Animalia

      Phylum: Mandibulates (Mandibulata)

           Class: Insects (Insecta)

                Order: Butterflies, Skippers, and Moths (Lepidoptera)

                     Family: Blues, Coppers, Hairstreaks, Elfins (Lycaenidae)


Comments on the Classification [-]
Many authorities place this Butterfly in the genus Mitoura.