Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1240793

Behr's Hairstreak
Satyrium behrii

Observation date: June 29, 2015
Date notes: Date is exact; time is approximate
Submitted by: Jonathan Batkin
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: One found nectaring on Fendler's Buckbrush in the lower part of Pacheco Canyon. I have found this in the canyon in several different years, always on buckbrush or Dogbane. I have not found this species elsewhere in the county.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: January 19, 2020
Coordinator notes: I haven't seen it in these parts for many years. now I know where to look. maybe recent fires will lead to proper habitat eventually?
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Santa Fe County