Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1247785

Oak Hairstreak
Satyrium favonius

Observation date: May 07, 2020
Submitted by: fitzclarke@bell...
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sunny, 72 degrees, freshly emerged engrossed in nectaring the blooms Clasping Heliotrope (Heliotropium amplexacule), growing amongst the grassy/weedy 3 1/4 acre of our overgrown Sparrow Field. The field is surrounded by pine and many Live Oak (Quercus virginiana), the larval food source!
Status: Resident
Verified by: Mikelchap
Verified date: May 08, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Georgia, Pierce County