Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1256909

Edwards' Hairstreak
Satyrium edwardsii

Observation date: June 28, 2020
Date notes: Date is exact.
Submitted by: BrierHouseFarm
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Small butterfly found on Common Milkweed flower head in large stand of milkweed on our farm. Butterfly was moving slowly over flower head moving from floweret to floweret. Very calm and not excitable. Did not open wings.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Howell_Curtis
Verified date: June 29, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Indiana, Fountain County