Eastern Tailed-Blue butterfly – 5/19/12

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 5/19/12

Observation Time: 5:30 p.m.

Observation Location: Field near Gavins Pond

Common Name: Eastern Tailed-Blue butterfly

Scientific Name: Cupido comyntas

Comments: This individual lacks the orange spots usually seen at the base of the “tails” extending rearward from the hind wings.

More Information: Butterflies and Moths

Eastern Tailed-Blue Butterfly

Eastern Tailed-Blue Butterfly