Eastern Tailed-Blue

Everes comyntas

Genus Everes
Subfamily Blues
Family Gossamer-wings
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Eastern Tailed-Blue

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Occurrence   Statewide - resident
Abundance Common to locally abundant
Flight Period Mid-April to late October
Notes Dry early successional fields attract this butterfly in numbers
Overwintering Larva
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Eastern Tailed-Blue

Photo by Tom Whelan - 2002

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Eastern Tailed-Blue

Photo © Lesley Mattuchio - Spring 2004
Martin Burns Wildlife Management Area

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Eastern Tailed-Blue

Photo by Frank Model - 7/26/2005
Amherst
Female

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Eastern Tailed-Blue

Photo by Frank Model - 8/13/2006
Fannie Stebbins Wildlife Area, Longmeadow
Mating

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Eastern Tailed-Blue

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 9/3/2005
Cummington

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Eastern Tailed-Blue

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 8/13/2006
Springfield
Mating

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