Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1276759

Great Purple Hairstreak
Atlides halesus

Observation date: October 03, 2020
Submitted by: AJ Trently
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Nectaring on goldenrod (Solidago altissima).
Status: Resident
Verified by: dbruce
Verified date: November 28, 2020
Coordinator notes: This is the first Haywood County record for this species in the BAMONA database. This is the 51st species of butterfly documented in Haywood.
Checklist region(s): United States, Tennessee, Haywood County