Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1323401

California Hairstreak
Satyrium californica

Observation date: May 01, 2022
Submitted by: ezeemonee
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Near Staber Road on Conejo Peak. Sunny day in the 70’s F.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: May 02, 2022
Coordinator notes: This could also pass for a Sylvan Hairstreak (Satyrium sylvinus) but generally its the tailess subspecies dryope on the Coast and probably a bit too early for that...Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Ventura County