Reakirt's Blue (Echinargus isola)

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

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Prescott Valley, Arizona
Barling, Arkansas
Elephant Butte, New Mexico
Roswell, New Mexico
Garland, Texas
Houston, Texas
Mission, Texas
San Antonio, Texas
San Isidro, Texas
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On Jun 26, 2009, TexasPuddyPrint from Edinburg, TX wrote:

A very small butterfly that is abundant at the ranch in Starr County, Texas. Have seen them using a variety of larval host plants: Golden Dalea (Dalea aurea), Scarlet Pea (Indigofera miniata) and Cat's Claw Sensitive Brier (Mimosa nuttallii - Schankia uncinata).

~ Cat