Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1214996

Gray Hairstreak
Strymon melinus

Observation date: July 07, 2019
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Saw this hairstreak moving about on some Purpletop Verbena in a garden bed in the demonstration gardens at the county extension office. Size: 1.25 -1.375" wingspan. Weather: 90 degrees, 54% humidity, mostly sunny skies.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: July 08, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Douglas County