Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1071267

Aquamarine Hairstreak
Oenomaus ortygnus

Observation date: November 17, 2015
Submitted by: tomnix
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Seen briefly nectaring on crucita. The butterfly was present just before a cold front came in and changed southerly winds to northerly.
Status: Stray
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: February 02, 2016
Coordinator notes: verified using photos in "A Swift Guide to Butterflies of Mexico and Central America", by J. Glassberg, 2007, p. 38. and on-line at http://butterfliesofamerica.com/oenomaus_ortygnus_live1.htm. SAT
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Hidalgo County