Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1168726

Hickory Hairstreak
Satyrium caryaevorus

Observation date: July 01, 2018
Submitted by: ncrosbyrd
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: HW Bluespot protrudes inward further than with Banded HS. HW cell-end bar is aligned with bars above it. Both indicators are recognized as the most reliable photo evidence of Hickory HS vs Banded HS. This butterfly has both characteristics.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: March 10, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Wisconsin, Dane County