Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Gray Hairstreak

Strymon melinus

Description:

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. Wing Span: 7/8 - 1 3/8 inches (2.2 - 3.5 cm).

Habitat:

On trailing Rosemary in Wildlife habitat yard. The prior night had been near freezing, but when the day warmed up, butterflies swarmed to the Rosemary blooms.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Texas, USA

Spotted on Dec 17, 2012
Submitted on Jan 5, 2013

Reference

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team