Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1161822

Hedgerow Hairstreak
Satyrium saepium

Observation date: June 10, 2018
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: On Buckwheat hot day lot of hairstreaks mostly Hedgerow, the hedgerow had orange top side when they flew saw about three of these that when they flew had gray brown top side looked gray dark brown. this one diane caught in her hand. top side dorsal side very dark gray brown not red orange like hedgerow 93 high 3k oaks Engelman or what most ranchers call blue oaks or White Oak as the bark is very white. Very slow growing and Majestic Clear Sky, very Very dry! Hairstreaks finally out mt mm and also hedegrow sylvins and these Great Day But way to hot!
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: June 25, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): San Diego County, United States, California