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Grey Hairstreak Butterfly 2 - Strymon melinus

Grey Hairstreak Butterfly 2 - Strymon melinus
Cass County, Texas, USA
October 25, 2007
I have placed this in "Strymon melinus". I will wait for better info as to whether it is a male or female. This top view with wings open is a hard POV to get since they seldom open their wings unless actually flying.

Lee

Determining Gender.
Butterflies through Binoculars The West states: "Males have orange abdomens, females gray."

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