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Zizula cyna
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Zizula cyna, the cyna blue, is a butterfly species in the family Lycaenidae.[1]

Distribution

The cyna blue is found from southern Texas, south through Mexico and Central America, to Argentina in South America.

They are usually found in subtropical areas and deserts.

Strays can be found up to northern Texas and Kansas, and southern Arizona.

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Description

The wingspan of Zizula cyna is 16–22 mm (5/8–7/8 of an inch).

Its upper-side is a violet blue, while its underside is a pale gray covered in tiny black dots.

Adults are on wing from March to November.

Food

The larvae feed on flower buds of Acanthaceae species. Adults feed on flower nectar.

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Zizula cyna: Brief Summary
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Zizula cyna, the cyna blue, is a butterfly species in the family Lycaenidae.

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