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Aptly named, for the coral-red spots along the wing margins.


Brushy, overgrown fields are the most frequent habitat, but this species can be found as well along streams or woodland edges with its caterpillar foodplants.

Flight Period

June-Aug.  About three weeks at any given locality.

Caterpillar Foodplants

Wild cherries and wild plums (Prunus).

Scientific Information

Scientific Name - Satyrium titus