KING'S HAIRSTREAK

Satyrium kingi

Possibly could occur throughout both Alabama and Mississippi, in localities with suitable host plant, Sweetleaf.  Wings are brownish-gray below; blue spot on hindwing has well formed orange cap.  Cell-end bar separated from upper spot on postmedian band.  Similar species:  Banded Hairstreak and Striped Hairstreak

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Adult - ventral

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