Eastern Tailed-Blue butterfly – 5/11/14

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 5/11/14

Observation Time: 6:15 p.m.

Observation Location: field near Gavins Pond Dam

Common Name: Eastern Tailed-Blue butterfly

Scientific Name: Cupido comyntas

Comments: Like many small butterflies, the Eastern tailed blue is a stunning sight when viewed up close. The upper sides of the wings are blue. They appear in spring.

More Information: Wikipedia

Eastern Tailed-Blue Butterfly

Eastern Tailed-Blue Butterfly