Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 906699

California Hairstreak
Satyrium californica

Observation date: May 11, 2013
Submitted by: mudgrub12
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: saw quite a few (at least 8), all feeding at the blooming watercress in the north stream,along with common ringlets and fiery skipper(s). Also saw mourning cloaks on same morning in mud where stream dumps into pond.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: June 24, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Placer County