Gray Hairstreak Butterfly

The Gray Hairstreak (Strymon melinus) is a small butterfly, dark gray in color with an orange spot on each hindwing near the base of the slender tail.
Size: 0.75"-1.5"

Gray Hairstreak Butterfly Life Cycle Stages and Times

Stage Typical Duration
Egg stage 4 to 6 days
Caterpillar (larval) stage 3 to 4 weeks
Chrysalis (pupal) stage 10 to 20 days
Adult butterfly stage 4 to 10 days

 

Gray Hairstreak
Gray Hairstreak

Gray Hairstreak
Gray Hairstreak