10-18-07 male. Falcon Heights, TX. ©Berry Nall or as stated
This is a fairly rare hairstreak.

Life History of Ruddy Hairstreak

Host plants recorded
in Texas' lower Rio Grande Valley:

  • Retama, Parkinsonia aculeata
Sightings by Month
 
 
#
 
Y
e
a
r
s
 
4
3
2
1
0
(in Starr Co, 4 yrs of data)
  • 1
  • *
  • 1
  • 2
  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
  • *
  • 1
 
J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D
Month
Per month: 
1 seen
 
2 seen
 
>2 seen

Explanation of sightings data