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Colorado Hairstreak

Hypaurotis crysalus


Wingspan about 30 mm, colored distinctively as shown.


Alighting on the top of stunted Gambel's Oak trees in otherwise mixed conifer forest habitat along dusty road. Elevation about 7,000 ft.


This butterfly is the Colorado State Insect.

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Colorado, USA

Spotted on Aug 18, 2014
Submitted on Aug 30, 2014

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