Eastern Tailed Blue,  Everes comyntas  <LEP75>


     There is also a western species.  In both the wings are the clearest deep silvery blue above on the males, though the female is gray.  The male shown also has black spots around the edge, the one nearest the little tail being orange-capped.  Beneath, the color is light gray, with spots of charcoal and two of orange by the tail.  The body, fringe, and tails are white.  Often found around clover.