Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1084396

Early Hairstreak
Erora laeta

Observation date: June 11, 2016
Submitted by: Melinda Fawver
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: There were no tall beech trees in this area but there were small beech trees and there may have been Beaked Hazel. This female was mostly on the top of tall grass and would burrow down out of sight, then reappear and fly a short distance away and was constantly moving.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: S. J. Stedman
Verified date: June 17, 2016
Coordinator notes: First BAMONA record for Carter County, Tennessee, and 61st butterfly species to be documented in the county.
Checklist region(s): United States, Tennessee, Carter County