Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1237845

Gray Hairstreak
Strymon melinus

Observation date: October 15, 2019
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Seen nectaring from some hairy aster that was right on the edge of the lake at Prairie Park Nature Center. Walked further down the path and when I came back by about 10 minutes later, it was still on the exact same flowers. Weather: 70 degrees, 49% humidity, clear skies with light winds.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: October 18, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Douglas County