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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:

Wildlife habitat yard.

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2 Comments

joanbstanley
joanbstanley 7 years ago

Thank you.

glbnoah109
glbnoah109 7 years ago

Nice series of shots and good description.

joanbstanley
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joanbstanley

Denton, Texas, USA

Spotted on Jul 19, 2014
Submitted on Aug 4, 2014

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