Spring Azure butterfly – 5/19/13

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 5/19/13

Observation Time: 2:40 p.m.

Observation Location: Field near Gavins Pond Dam

Common Name: Spring Azure butterfly

Scientific Name: Celastrina spp.

Comments: Spring azures are small butterflies that emerge in early spring. The wings are blue on top and pale white with black spots on the bottom.

More Information: New Jersey Butterflies