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Purple Hairstreak Neozephyrus quercus
 
Identification: Grey underwings. Dark upperwings with purple iridescence.
Information: Distribution: England and Wales and a few scattered sites in Scotland and Ireland. July to September.
Similar species: Other hairstreaks.