Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1160642

King's Hairstreak
Satyrium kingi

Observation date: June 05, 2018
Submitted by: willstuart2001
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I targeted blossoming sourwood in a streamhead/pocosin in the NC Sandhills Game Lands where horsesugar is common and this species has been seen in early June in prior years. I was very fortunate to get a good, albeit brief look.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: December 07, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.