Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1200184

Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak
Strymon istapa

Observation date: March 02, 2019
Submitted by: Paddler41
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Seen in bright sun in an open meadow near the sea on Scotland Cay, Abaco, The Bahamas. Unfortunately, no upper wing was seen or photographed but the fringes suggest it would be blue.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Paul Prappas
Verified date: February 10, 2023
Coordinator notes: Very worn and chewed up.
Checklist region(s): The Bahamas