Gossamer Wings: Juniper Hairstreak Callophrys gryneus
|Size:||Wingspan ranges from 1" - 1.25"|
|Habitat:||Fields with eastern redcedar|
|Flight Period:||Late April & mid-July|
|Larval Host Plant:||Eastern redcedar|
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I call this shot "Mirror Image". These two Juniper Hairstreaks kept circling around the outside of the Orange Butterflyweed plant.
This Juniper Hairstreak positioned itself parallel to the ground to take full advantage of the warm sun.