Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1313078

Gray Hairstreak
Strymon melinus

Observation date: September 07, 2021
Submitted by: BarbSendelbach
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found in Pine Barrens on Bush Clover. Lespedeza capitata is what I believe it was. It was past flowering and in an area of the state I am not really familiar with. It is possible it was another species of Lespedeza.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: September 29, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Jersey, Burlington County