Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1021134

California Hairstreak
Satyrium californica

Observation date: July 02, 2008
Submitted by: Sue Anderson
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Nectaring on yarrow
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: January 05, 2015
Coordinator notes: This appears to be subspecies cygnus, distinguished by having orange lunules more developed on the underside hind wing, this looks like a hairstreak with too many bold marks below to be sylvinus-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Siskiyou County