Strymon melinus: Taxonomy | Photographs
- Kingdom: Metazoa ((=Animalia) multicellular animals)
- Phylum: Arthropoda (arthropods)
- Class: Insecta (true insects)
- Order: Lepidoptera (butterflies, moths, and their caterpillars)
- Family: Lycaenidae (gossamer-winged butterflies)
- Genus: Strymon
- Species: Strymon melinus
- Common Names: Gray Hairstreak, Cotton Square Borer
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Strymon melinus - Gray hairstreak feeding on a clover (Trifolium sp.)
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Tom Brown Park
May 13, 2001
Photo contributed by Josh Hillman
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