Hickory Hairstreak

Satyrium caryaevorum

Genus Satyrium
Subfamily Hairstreaks
Family Gossamer-wings
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Occurrence   Statewide - resident
Abundance Common to abundant
Flight Period Mid-June to mid-August
Notes Difficult to find and identify; the most widely misidentified hairstreak
Overwintering Egg
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Hickory Hairstreak

Photo by Bruce deGraaf - 7/6/2015
West Newbury MA

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Hickory Hairstreak

Photo by Mark Rainey - 6/27/2015
Belmont, MA

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Hickory Hairstreak

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 7/22/2007
Williamsburg

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Hickory Hairstreak

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 7/21/2007
Cummington

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Hickory Hairstreak

Photo by Greg Dysart - 7/5/2015
West Newbury, MA

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Hickory Hairstreak

Photo © Marj Rines - 7/28/2003
McLean Hospital grounds, Belmont

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Hickory Hairstreak

Photo by Gael Hurley - 7/6/2015
Pittsfield, MA

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Hickory Hairstreak

Photo by Gael Hurley - 7/6/2015
Pittsfield, MA

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