One tail on hindwing. Upperside blue-gray with large red spot near tail. Underside of spring/fall form is dark gray, summer form is paler gray. Relatively straight postmedian line is white, bordered with orange on the inside edge.
Open, nonforested sites; common in disturbed, weedy areas. Range: Throughout continental United States from southern Canada south to Mexico; southward to Venezuela. Comments: The most widespread hairstreak in North America.
Lat: 20.85, Long: -86.88
Spotted on Jul 17, 2012
Submitted on Jul 17, 2012