Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1113989

Big Bend Scrub-Hairstreak
Strymon solitario

Observation date: April 06, 2017
Submitted by: choyt
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Nectaring on its host plant, Texas Falseagave (Hechtia texensis). Remained on plant for over 15 minutes, crawling from flower to flower. Bright, sunny day, with little wind. Temperatures in the low to mid 80sF. At least 5 other individuals observed nectaring on other Hechtia plants in the same general vicinity.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: April 08, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Brewster County