Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 926442

California Hairstreak
Satyrium californica

Observation date: June 30, 2012
Submitted by: bellinca
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Late in the day, nectaring on a dwarf water leaf
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: August 29, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Washington, Okanogan County