Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1246696

Silver-banded Hairstreak
Chlorostrymon simaethis

Observation date: April 25, 2020
Date notes: Overcast day; host plant Cardiospermum corindum in one location only that we located
Submitted by: Sandykoi
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Butterfly resting in the leaf axil for over ten minutes; overcast day but very hot and humid, rained later in afternoon. Host plant was nearby but not where the butterfly was resting. Overgrown weedy areas throughout open public passive park, used frequently by equestrian riders. Lots of other butterflies, lots of "weeds"!
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: April 26, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Broward County