New York Natural Heritage Program
Northern Oak Hairstreak
Satyrium favonius ontario (W. H. Edwards, 1868)
Insects
Kingdom: Animalia

      Phylum: Mandibulates (Mandibulata)

           Class: Insects (Insecta)

                Order: Butterflies, Skippers, and Moths (Lepidoptera)

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


Synonyms [-]
  • Fixsenia favonius ontario

Comments on the Classification [-]
This species is usually placed in the genus Satyrium, currently. Older works considered northern populations (subspecies ontario) as a separate species.