Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 960838

Amethyst Hairstreak
Chlorostrymon maesites

Observation date: January 31, 2014
Date notes: It was on January 31st when I saw the butterfly
Submitted by: eric_whiteside
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It was a little cloudy with slight winds. Very sunny. It was on a wild sage plant.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: April 03, 2014
Coordinator notes: Excellent photo of this rare species!
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Monroe County