Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1132551

Gray Hairstreak
Strymon melinus

Observation date: August 06, 2017
Submitted by: irisbitterlich
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Butterfly was flushed out by people passing on the trail. When it settled on the plant it started rubbing its hind wings together. After some time it opened its wings.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Norbert Kondla
Verified date: September 22, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): British Columbia, Canada