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Photo#1564408
Rose colored caterpillar - Strymon melinus

Rose colored caterpillar - Strymon melinus
Kurten, Brazos County, Texas, USA
May 24, 2018
Size: 1 in or smaller
feeding on Black Knight Salvia that was about to open

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Rose colored caterpillar - Strymon melinus Rose colored caterpillar - Strymon melinus

Moved

Moved

That's an easy one
Salvia is the genus as well as the common name

If you know the species of pl
If you know the genus or species of plant it was on, sometimes that clues you into what butterfly species.

Lycaenidae
Unfortunately they all look the same to us :(

 
Lycaenidae
This has to be Gray Hairstreak. All the images on the web look like this hairstreak, and Gray Hairstreaks were flying all over my garden that time. Thank you so much for pointing me to the Lycaenidae group.

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