Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1359853

Fulvous Hairstreak
Electrostrymon angelia

Observation date: June 18, 2023
Submitted by: Danvy
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I found the butterfly in a column on my balcony below a turned on spotlight at night at 11:00pm on July 18th, 2023. The weather was cloudy and it had rain a couple hours ago, and the temperature was at 77°F. I searched about the butterfly and found out that it’s a Oak Hairstreak.
Status: Resident
Verified by: James Steen
Verified date: June 27, 2023
Coordinator notes: This is a Fulvous Hairstreak, subspecies E. angelia boyeri. Thank you! JAMES STEEN
Checklist region(s): Puerto Rico