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Juniper Hairstreak

Callophrys gryneus

Description:

A rusty orange/brown Lycaenid butterfly with distinctive turquoise scales and a unique pattern!

Habitat:

Nectaring near a mud puddle on a mixed forested trail.

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7 Comments

flowntheloop
flowntheloop a year ago

Yay! :) I agree it looks better on the preview!

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta a year ago

Yes....more prominent now.

Jae
Jae a year ago

Great spotting, flowntheloop.

flowntheloop
flowntheloop a year ago

I added a more cropped version. Is that any better?

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta a year ago

I was wondering if it would look even better if you cropped it a bit....that silvery blue is exquisite.

flowntheloop
flowntheloop a year ago

@SukanyaDatta It is bizarre and beautiful! One of my favorite local butterflies for sure!

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta a year ago

Wow. What a lovely colour!

flowntheloop
Spotted by
flowntheloop

Ranger, Georgia, United States

Spotted on Apr 14, 2021
Submitted on Apr 16, 2021

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