Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1339224

Sylvan Hairstreak
Satyrium sylvinus

Observation date: August 12, 2022
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: More or less abandoned trail up Little White Mountain now mostly overgrown with alder. Warm sunny morning. Satyriums were abundant along this trail with frequently up to 5 or 6 on single plants. Most seemed to be Satyrium sylvinus but some like this individual with more orange on ventral forewing.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: November 04, 2022
Coordinator notes: Ground color consistent with sylvinus and thecla spot not strongly capped with orange
Checklist region(s): British Columbia, Canada