Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1149997

Ira Hairstreak
Michaelus ira

Observation date: November 25, 2017
Submitted by: ncrosbyrd
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Stray
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: February 16, 2018
Coordinator notes: The specimen is worn, but a closer look at the visible markings, the shape of the wing, the eyes, and the legs make me believe this is Michaelus ira. Another specimens was confirmed in Dec. 2017. SAT
Checklist region(s): Hidalgo County, United States, Texas