Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1301497

California Hairstreak
Satyrium californica

Observation date: July 18, 2021
Submitted by: butterfly rose
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Feeding on dogbane. First photographic record of the species for CO for BAMONA.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: July 27, 2021
Coordinator notes: Your ID is correct...Dogbane...just about the best flower that attracts hairstreaks. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, El Paso County