Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1284572

Silver-banded Hairstreak
Chlorostrymon simaethis

Observation date: May 21, 2020
Submitted by: Rob Wu
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sunny with some breeze (5-10 mph); approx. 83 deg F. Butterfly was nectaring on Woolly Butterflybush (Buddleja marrubiifolia) on residential property.
Status: Stray
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: February 10, 2021
Coordinator notes: Rob, thanks for making this great observation, getting a great photo, and submitting it to BAMONA.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County