Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 939890

Soapberry Hairstreak
Phaeostrymon alcestis

Observation date: May 17, 2010
Submitted by: lmreid71
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This hairstreak was feeding on Brown-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) in our back yard. Note the double "W" on the hind wing.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: November 15, 2013
Coordinator notes: BAMONA has only a few records documented for this species. Very nice find!
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Bexar County