Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Hedgerow Hairstreak
Satyrium saepium

Observation date: June 29, 2018
Submitted by: Scott Burgess
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Butterfly perching and chasing others of its kind from a small territory inside the hairpin turn. This species prefers perching on or near the tiny-leaved Ceanothus at this location.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: June 01, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Trinity County