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Pearly-gray Hairstreak (Siderus tephraeus)

Compare to Strophius Hairstreak

Pearly-gray Hairstreak

(at native Brush Holly blooms) Note black eye and white on outer side of the forewing postmedian band. Also, blue scales absent at thecla area

Fourth U.S. Record (Ben Basham, et al.)

Bentsen State Park/World Birding Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., Tx
December 9, 2007 (Photo by Gil Quintanilla)


Third U.S. Record

National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo County, Texas
December 07, 2005 (Jan Dauphin, plus M.Ob.)

15-Dec-2007 / NABASoTx Home