Sighting for November 1, 2015

Howard Hoople

Hugh Ramsey Nature Park
Cameron County, TX

Mike Rickard, leading a walk for the Texas Butterfly Festival, found an exciting and very different butterfly at Hugh Ramsey Park at around 5pm on the afternoon of November 1, 2015. Analysis of photos confirmed this to be the first US record of Michaelus ira (Shadowed Hairstreak).

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Shadowed Hairstreak