Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1247601

Oak Hairstreak
Satyrium favonius

Observation date: May 05, 2020
Submitted by: dmillard
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Numerous individuals were intermittently landing on some Ashe Junipers (Juniperus ashei), then chasing each other away. The junipers were growing immediately adjacent to a large Escarpment Live Oak (Quercus fusiformis), the probable larval host.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: October 10, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Travis County