Gossamer Winged Butterflies (Lycaenidae)

7 Species
Harvester (Feniseca tarquinius)  Photographed at  Mendon Ponds Park near Rochester, NY on Aug 8, 2010.  Species page at BugGuide.net American Copper (Lycaena phlaeas)  Photographed at Mendon Ponds Park near Rochester, NY  on May 25, 2014.  Species page at BugGuide.net American Copper (Lycaena phlaeas)  Photographed at Mendon Ponds Park near Rochester, NY  on Aug 13, 2011.  Species page at BugGuide.net
Banded Hairstreak (Satyrium calanus)  Photographed at Mendon Ponds Park near Rochester, NY on July 11, 2016.   Species page at BugGuide.net Banded Hairstreak (Satyrium calanus)  Photogaphed at Thousand Acre Swamp near Rochester, NY on July 13, 2011.  Thousand Acre Swamp is a preserve owned by the Nature Conservancy.  Species page at BugGuide.net Banded Hairstreak (Satyrium calanus)  Photographed at Oatka Creek Park near Rochester, NY on July 10, 2003.  Very dark individuals like this one seem to be the predominant form at Oatka Creek Park.  Species page at BugGuide.net
Eastern Pine Elfin (Callophrys niphon)  Photographed at  Mendon Ponds Park near Rochester, NY on May 25, 2014. This species is rare in the Rochester area.  Species page at BugGuide.net Eastern Pine Elfin (Callophrys niphon)  Photographed at  Mendon Ponds Park near Rochester, NY on May 25, 2014. This species is rare in the Rochester area.  Species page at BugGuide.net Red-banded Hairstreak - Hodges#4299 (Calycopis cecrops)  Photographed at Belleplain State Forest, Cape May County, NJ May 15, 2017.   Species page at Bugguide.net
Eastern Tailed-Blue (Cupido comyntas)  Photographed at Mendon Ponds Park near Rochester, NY on July 11, 2016.   Species page at BugGuide.net Summer Azure (Celastrina neglecta)  Photographed at Mendon Ponds Park near Rochester, NY on July 26, 2014.  Species page at BugGuide.net