Hairstreak: White M
Parrhasius m-album 1 1/8--1 1/2 inches 28-32mm
A long tailed hairstreak that prefers open meadows near woods.
The Autumn Joy Sedum was in full bloom last week and attracted (hundreds) of butterflies. As I noticed some unusual ones, I set out to capture them. I had posted the Northern Hairstreak earlier-- but as I perused the images I discovered just a few of some rarely seen hairstreaks. I went back for several days but, sadly, they had vanished.
Tomorrow I will upload a Red-banded Hairstreak. The differences are subtle; I am posting for the butterfly enthusiast!