Sighting for October 18, 2017

William D. Beck

Falcon Lake SP, BocaChica SP, LasPolomas WMA, Santa Ana NWR
Starr County, TX

We were happy we made it to the LRGV for about a week. Visiting many good spots, we saw many great and a few lifer butterflies, but we focused on looking for hairstreaks! Seemed early but we found nine species! Yeah!

  • Marius Hairstreak x
  • Silver-banded Hairstreak x
  • Xami Hairstreak x
  • Gray Hairstreak x
  • Red-crescent Scrub-Hairstreak x
  • Lacey's Scrub-Hairstreak x
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak x
  • Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak x
  • Clytie Ministreak x

Gray Hairstreak

Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak

Red-crescent Scrub-Hairstreak

Silver-banded Hairstreak

Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak

Clytie Ministreak

Xami Hairstreak

Marius Hairstreak

Lacey's Scrub-Hairstreak

Lacey's Scrub-Hairstreak