Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1259336

Colorado Hairstreak
Hypaurotis crysalus

Observation date: July 09, 2020
Submitted by: ASchmierer
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 71 to 78 degrees. From 0900 to 1130 five individuals were seen. All were in low branches of small to medium height oaks. This photo is in Gambell's oak (Q Gambelii), but 3 0f the five seen were in 5-8 foot tall Netleaf Oaks (Q rugosa). The reason for this report is to re-enforce the notion that in SE AZ that they are not exclusive to Q gambelii.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Saba
Verified date: July 10, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Arizona, Graham County