Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1066474

Gray Hairstreak
Strymon melinus

Observation date: September 13, 2015
Submitted by: mathgeek
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: September 23, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Illinois, Jackson County