AKA Great Blue Hairstreak
Size: 1.25 - 1.5 inches wingspan
Key ID features: Above bright iridescent blue with black borders. Below black with iridescent blue band adjacent to long tails, red patches next to body and on sides of thorax.
Similar species: No similar species in Oregon.
Host plant: Oak mistletoe (Phoradendron leucarpum).
Habitat: Oak savanna, with mistletoe.
Range: Warner Mtns, Siskiyou Mts, Willamette Valley.
Season: Early April to early October
Conservation Status: Secure