On Aug 16, 2006, Magpye from NW Qtr, AR (Zone 6a) wrote:
Wing span: 7/8 - 1 1/8 inches (2.2 - 2.9 cm).
Identification: Tailless. Upperside of male dark brown; female with iridescent blue patch on each wing. Underside pale green with rows of short copper dashes.
Life history: Not reported.
Flight: One brood from June-July.
Caterpillar hosts: Possibly oaks (Quercus species).
Adult food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Mountain trails and roadsides, forest openings.
Range: Southern Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Mexico.