Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1161898

Hedgerow Hairstreak
Satyrium saepium

Observation date: June 10, 2018
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Hot Day very dry these had orange very bright on dorsal side, when flying off or during short flights to other flowers. this is one that no matter what direction you look at it the color changes its very reflective scales of many shades! chaparral sage scrub with ceanothus and also oaks Blue oaks or white oaks same tree different names!
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: June 25, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): San Diego County, United States, California