The Henry's Elfin Butterfly is typically 0.7 inches to 1.2 inches (20mm to 32mm) in size and has the following descriptors / identifiers: tails; flying; jagged line; brown; white; purple; black; patches on hindwings; no black dot; light dash on either end of hindwing.
It has a typical diet of the following: American holly; redbud; Mexican buckeye; buckthorn; blueberry.
Territorial Area Map (Visual Reference Guide)
The map below showcases (in blue) the states and territories of North America where the Henry's Elfin Butterfly may be found (but is not limited to). This sort of data can be useful in seeing concentrations of a particular species over the continent as well as revealing possible migratory patterns over a species' given lifespan. Some species are naturally confined by environment, weather, mating habits, food resources and the like while others see widespread expansion across most, or all, of North America.