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  Sighting 1126430

Hayhurst's Scallopwing
Staphylus hayhurstii

Observation date: July 15, 2017
Submitted by: bjones7777
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Photo by Ron Aycock. Photo isn't that great (iPhone pic) but was observed and definitely identified.
Status: Resident
Verified by: dbruce
Verified date: July 16, 2017
Coordinator notes: The photo shows the distinctive outline of S. hayhurstii when viewed at full size, and it was identified in the field by an experienced observer. This is the first Madison County record for this species in the BAMONA database. This is the 74th species of butterfly documented in Madison.
Checklist region(s): Madison County, United States, Tennessee