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Juniper Hairstreak (Callophrys gryneus) Nectaring near a mud puddle on a forested trail.<br />
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Juniper Hairstreak (Callophrys gryneus)

Nectaring near a mud puddle on a forested trail.

    comments (5)

  1. WHOA! What a stunner! Have you ever seen this species before? Posted 3 months ago
    1. Once before, but it was really worn and I think I got bad shots? I can't remember fully. Brain fog LOL Posted 3 months ago
    2. And, yes, this is absolutely one of my favorite butterflies. The colors and pattern are so special! Posted 3 months ago
  2. Jade like Posted 3 months ago
    1. Isn't it beautiful!? Posted 3 months ago

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''Callophrys gryneus'', the juniper hairstreak or olive hairstreak, is a butterfly native to North America. It belongs in the family Lycaenidae.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Apr 15, 2021. Captured Apr 14, 2021 12:31 in 227 Oakman Rd NE, Oakman, GA 30732, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/22.0
  • 1/99s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm