Frosted Elfin Hairstreak (Callophrys irus)

Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Callophrys
Species: irus

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Barling, Arkansas
Halifax, Massachusetts

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On Apr 1, 2015, C_A_Ivy from Barling, AR (Zone 7b) wrote:

Frosted Elfins in AR., LA., OK., and TX. are subspecies hadros which is dark with little contrast. Whereas eastern subspecies are lighter with distinct markings.

Host plants Lupines and Wild Indigo.