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Great Purple Hairstreak

Atlides halesus

Description:

Hindwing with one short and one long tail. Abdomen is blue on top, red-orange beneath. Upperside black with wide-spread iridescent blue. Underside black with iridescent gold markings near tails. Wing Span: 1 1/4 - 2 inches (3.2 - 5.1 cm).

Habitat:

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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Texas, USA

Spotted on Sep 14, 2015
Submitted on Nov 11, 2015

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