Eastern Tailed-Blue

Place name abbreviations: MPEA - Middle Patuxent Environment Area; PRSP - Patuxent River State Park; PVSP - Patapsco River Valley State Park.

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Common name [Link is to BAMONA] (wingspan range in inches) Occurrence level & flight period.
Habitat. Typically visits (for nectaring). Larval host plants.


Eastern Tailed-Blue (0.8–1.2") Abundant: L-Apr to E-Oct Open fields & roadsides White clover, trefoils Beggar's-ticks, clovers
Eastern Tailed-Blue (male)

Male
April 11, 2006
Centennial Park
June Tveekrem

Eastern Tailed-Blue (male)

Male
April 15, 2012
Rockburn Branch Park
Annette Allor

Eastern Tailed-Blue (female)

Male
April 16, 2013
Gateway Business Park
Linda Hunt

Eastern Tailed-Blue (male)

Male
July 29, 2016
West Friendship Park
Jeff Culler

Eastern Tailed-Blue (male)

Male
August 26, 2010
Ellicott City
Kathy Litzinger

Eastern Tailed-Blue (male)

Male
September 13, 2010
Howard Chapel Road (PRSP)
Wesley Earp

Eastern Tailed-Blue (male)

Male
September 22, 2011
Ellicott City
Kathy Litzinger

Eastern Tailed-Blue (female)

Female
August 14, 2012
Ellicott City
Kathy Litzinger

Eastern Tailed-Blue (female)

Female
October 3, 2009
Ellicott City
Bonnie Ott

Eastern Tailed-Blue (female)

Female
September 8, 2006
Centennial Park
June Tveekrem

Eastern Tailed-Blue (male and female)

M & F
May 17, 2014
David Force WMA
Bonnie Ott

Eastern Tailed-Blue (male and female)

M & F
July 12, 2009
Mount Pleasant
Bonnie Ott

Eastern Tailed-Blue (male and female)

M & F
August 28, 2016
Columbia
Clayton Koonce

Eastern Tailed-Blue (male and female)

M & F
September 3, 2015
Patuxent Branch Trail
Linda Hunt