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Strymon melinus - male

Strymon melinus - Male
St. Lucie County, Florida, USA
October 7, 2006

I posted butterflies mating which are identical to this one, I also thought they were grey's mating, but it turns out they are Strymon istapa
or Mallow scrub hairstreaks. I don't know how to link to my other post, so.. I guess you can just check my images.. LOL.. sorry.


This is not the same as your pair. This one is a Gray Hairstreak. Yours have lots of isolated spots on the HW, this one does not.

sorry about that.. I see now.. my bad..


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