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Texas Gardening: Butterfly ID please

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Fauther
Mcallen, TX

May 6, 2012
11:03 AM

Post #9112687

While throwing out yard brush and clippings, this butterfly caught my eye by the pile.

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frostweed
Josephine, Arlington, TX
(Zone 8a)

May 6, 2012
3:08 PM

Post #9112933

It is a Hairstreak but can't say which one.
cr0ak
Houston, TX
(Zone 9a)

June 14, 2012
12:29 PM

Post #9165035

Looks like a grey hairstreak.
grits74571
Talihina, OK

June 14, 2012
4:48 PM

Post #9165378

Yes a grey and BTW one of my favorites dime sized and all
sweetmommy
Fulshear, TX
(Zone 9b)

June 14, 2012
5:37 PM

Post #9165417

Definitely a Grey Hairstreak. Here is a great link to id cats & bfs;
http://www.dallasbutterflies.com/
Fauther
Mcallen, TX

June 16, 2012
12:46 PM

Post #9167686

Thanks for the link, Sweetmommy! It's on my favorite list now.
sweetmommy
Fulshear, TX
(Zone 9b)

June 16, 2012
1:49 PM

Post #9167735

Just passing it along. It IS a very good resource! Dale,one of the members of The Dallas Lepidopterists Society is often on DG & is awesome in helping id these garden friends.

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