Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1175695

Gray Hairstreak
Strymon melinus

Observation date: July 18, 2018
Submitted by: 4oclockwatch
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: just a couple of these in a mud drinking jamboree along a roadside of about 50 butterflies, mostly blues and coppers,, but a few duskywings and Lorquins Admirals too.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: August 02, 2018
Coordinator notes: Since all other lookalike species live far to the south, we can rule that possibility out-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): Jackson County, United States, Oregon