Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Hickory Hairstreak
Satyrium caryaevorus

Observation date: July 19, 2018
Submitted by: BGilley
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 2 individuals were "tornadoing" around each other, then one landed long enough for me to get some photos of him.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: BGilley
Verified date: July 31, 2018
Coordinator notes: Checked in with Mike Reese from Butterflies of Wisconsin. This is county record for Milwaukee County, since this butterfly has never been documented in Milwaukee County before. It is found in other parts of the state of Wisconsin. We do not currently know if it is common in Milwaukee County and is in fact breeding within the county.
Checklist region(s): Milwaukee County, United States, Wisconsin