Satyrium tetra - Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak
Lots of hairstreaks along the Angeles Crest Highway on June 25, 2006 nectaring on the Yerba Santa. They included this Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak, Satyrium tetra. This is a female; they have longer tails than males.
Satyrium tetra - Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak
Female Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak, same drive as above.
Satyrium tetra - Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak
A male tetra showing the shorter tails. June 25, 2006.
Satyrium tetra - Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak
This male Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak was nice and fresh. Icehouse Canyon, San Gabriels, June 19, 2007.

©Dennis Walker