hairstreak(redirected from Theclinae)
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Any of numerous butterflies of the subfamily Theclinae, having transverse streaks on the undersurface of the wings and fine, hairlike projections on the hind wings.
(Animals) any small butterfly of the genus Callophrys and related genera, having fringed wings marked with narrow white streaks: family Lycaenidae
any small, dark butterfly of the family Lycaenidae, having hairlike tails on the hind wings.
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|Noun||1.||hairstreak - small butterflies having striped markings under the wings|
Strymon melinus - larvae are pests of various economic plants