Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1214093

Hickory Hairstreak
Satyrium caryaevorus

Observation date: July 04, 2019
Submitted by: rhedden
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Common in this field, which is ringed by hickory trees as the name of the road suggests. Butterflies were somewhat larger than typical Banded Hairstreaks. This individual has an extra, tiny white-ringed spot on the postmedian FW band, which the others did not.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: July 04, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Washington County