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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:

Wooly butterfly bush bloom in wildlife habitat yard.

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1 Comment

RiekoS
RiekoS 7 years ago

Very beautiful.

joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 29, 2013
Submitted on May 5, 2013

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