Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1205862

Hedgerow Hairstreak
Satyrium saepium

Observation date: May 18, 2019
Submitted by: MAKI
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Several of these hairstreaks observed along the trail. The one in the photo was sipping nectar from chamise (Adenostoma-fasciculatum). Area has a chaparral habitat, with a lot of ceanothus in the area including green-bark ( Ceanothus spinosus) and big pod (Ceanothus megacarpus).
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: May 24, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Ventura County