Satyrium caryaevorum – Hickory Hairstreak

Caterpillar foods: oak, walnut, maple, chestnut, hickory  (Bugguide)

I’ve only seen this species once, for sure, and it didn’t cooperate well enough to get a good photo.  It was during our 2015 Butterfly Count, and Mike Reese confirmed the ID.

7/9/2015

Hickory Hairstreak 7-9-15