Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1081983

Soapberry Hairstreak
Phaeostrymon alcestis

Observation date: May 20, 2016
Submitted by: gpstewart
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: These two photos were of first Soapberry Hairstreak that was observed on 5/20 This was observed along a relative densely wooded trail. The white cell end bars are visible on the fore wing and hind wing. Time of this sighting was 9:57am and about an hour earlier than sighting of 1081659. Both photos are of same butterfly
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: July 16, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Williamson County, United States, Texas