North American Butterfly Association

Frosted Elfin

Frosted Elfins and Host Plants in Texas


Below please find photos of adult Frosted Elfins, their caterpillars and Texas host plants. Photos may be enlarged by clicking on them.

Callophrys irus hadros

Frosted Elfin, 4/16/2016. Angelina NF, Augustine Co., TX (Martin Reid).



Callophrys irus hadros

Frosted Elfin, 4/16/2016. Angelina NF, Augustine Co., TX (Martin Reid).



Callophrys irus hadros

Frosted Elfin, 3/11/2017, Henderson Co., TX (James Giroux).



Callophrys irus caterpillar

Frosted Elfin caterpillar (Dean Jue).



Callophrys irus caterpillar

Frosted Elfin caterpillar (Dean Jue).



Baptisia australis

Blue Wild Indigo (Baptisia australis), 6/9/2010, Wikipedia (Jean-Pol Grandmont).



Baptisia australis

Blue Wild Indigo (Baptisia australis), 3/11/2017, Henderson Co., TX (James Giroux).



Baptisia australis

Blue Wild Indigo (Baptisia australis), 3/11/2017, Henderson Co., TX (James Giroux).



Baptisia sphaerocarpa

Yellow Wild Indigo (Baptisia sphaerocarpa), 4/27/2016, Rock Creek, West Little Rock, AR, (Eric Hunt).



Baptisia nuttalliana

Nuttal's Wild Indigo (Baptisia nuttalliana), 4/16/2016, Roy Larsen Sandyland Sanctuary, Hardin Co., TX (Sonnia Hill).