Eastern Tailed-Blue butterfly – 9/9/12

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 9/9/12

Observation Time: 3:20 p.m.

Observation Location: Sandy Ridge Circle

Common Name: Eastern Tailed-Blue butterfly

Scientific Name: Everes comyntas

Comments: This beautiful little butterfly can be found in open fields from May to October. When it spreads its wings, the blue upper sides show how this butterfly gets its name.

More Information: Wikipedia

Eastern Tailed-Blue Butterfly

Eastern Tailed-Blue Butterfly