Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 726309

California Hairstreak
Satyrium californica

Observation date: July 08, 2012
Submitted by: PDunwiddie
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Occasional with blues and wood nymphs on Eriogonum. Temps in high 80s, elev. 2820'.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: July 11, 2012
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Washington, Kittitas County