The Red-banded Hairstreak Butterfly is typically 1.1 inches to 1.5 inches (30mm to 40mm) in size and has the following descriptors / identifiers: red; orange; banded; striped; stripes; white; black; tan; brown; flying; short tails.
Territorial Area Map (Visual Reference Guide)
The map below showcases (in blue) the states and territories of North America where the Red-banded Hairstreak Butterfly may be found (but is not limited to). This sort of data can be useful in seeing concentrations of a particular species over the continent as well as revealing possible migratory patterns over a species' given lifespan. Some species are naturally confined by environment, weather, mating habits, food resources and the like while others see widespread expansion across most, or all, of North America.