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Ruddy Hairstreak (Electrostrymon sangala)

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Ruddy Hairstreak

Beautiful! (male) Note golden-orange color on partial topside view

Falcon State Park, Starr Co., TX
October 11, 2007 (D and J Dauphin)


Ruddy Hairstreak

Nectaring on Crucita (freshly emerged, note sheen on hindwing)

Falcon State Park, Starr Co., TX
October 12, 2007 (D Hanson)


 

Orange on upperside visible when butterfly flew (nectaring on Coral Vine (Antigonon leptopus))


Rio Grande City, Starr Co., TX 
November 5, 2004  (Bill Bouton)


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