Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1144293

Gray Hairstreak
Strymon melinus

Observation date: September 28, 2017
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed nectaring on a coneflower at the garden center I work at. Some Painted Ladies and Skippers were also nectaring on other nearby coneflowers. Approx. size: 1.5" (wingspan) Weather: 75 degrees, nice sunny day
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: October 01, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Douglas County, United States, Kansas