Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 768584

California Hairstreak
Satyrium californica

Observation date: August 01, 1987
Submitted by: legacy.reporter (Wayne Dawes)
Specimen type: Specimen
Collection location: Wayne Dawes
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport)
Verified date: December 01, 2012
Coordinator notes: ssp. Cygnus; HIGH elevation for state.
Checklist region(s): Esmeralda County, Nevada, United States