Gray Petaltail

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

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Species common name
Scientific name
Length (in inches; M and F if different) Flight season
Relative abundance
Habitat.


Gray Petaltail
Tachopyteryx thorei
2.8-3.2" E-Jun — E-Jul
Rare.
Habitat: Permanent hillside seepages in sunny areas w/ little water in hardwood forests. Tends to land vertically on sunny, gray, dead tree trunks. Known to land on gray clothes.
Gray Petaltail (M)

Male
June 3, 2013
Daniels Road, PVSP
Bonnie Ott

Gray Petaltail (M)

Male
June 8, 2010
Marriottsville, PVSP
Richard Orr

Gray Petaltail (M)

Male
June 7, 2010
Patapsco Valley State Park
Sue Muller

Gray Petaltail (M)

Male
June 18, 2016
Henryton, PVSP
Richard Orr

Gray Petaltail (M)

Male (abdomen)
June 12, 2001
Orange Grove, PVSP
Bob Solem