From light grey to dark grey to grey spots and patterns, there are many interesting variations of grey butterflies. But since many are small to medium-sized they can be difficult to identify until you look closer at the details. The upper side of the Gray Hairstreak (pictured below) at first glance looks all grey until you catch a glimpse of the two orange eyespots on the lower wings.
ID Guide: Grey Butterfly (Open Wings) Side-by-Side Comparison
The side-by-side views of grey butterflies below can help you differentiate and identify grey butterflies with open wings. Select a butterfly image to see additional butterfly photos along with pictures of their eggs, caterpillars, chrysalis, and flight range map.