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Grey Hairstreak Butterfly

Strymon Melinus

Description:

Small white butterfly feeding on milkweed. Size approx 3" wing tip to tip

Habitat:

Central TX, feeding on milkweed


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1 Comment

SanciaMatthyssen
SanciaMatthyssen 3 years ago

Thank you
@Jay15

Jay15
Jay15 3 years ago

That's a grey hairstreak butterfly. (Strymon melinus=scientific name) I've raised these butterflies before, nice picture!

SanciaMatthyssen
Spotted by
SanciaMatthyssen

Texas, USA

Lat: 30.69, Long: -97.76

Spotted on Oct 14, 2016
Submitted on Oct 24, 2016

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