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Photo#33985
Gray Butterfly - Strymon melinus

Gray Butterfly - Strymon melinus
Chandler, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
October 6, 2005
Size: .5"
Also available on Flickr.

Gray Hairstreak
The Gray Hairstreak - Strymon melinus, is a solid bluish gray butterfly with the single mostly straight line of dots on each wing, 2 orange spots, long tails, and orange on top of the head(not viewable in this angle).

 
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