Oak Hairstreak

Satyrium favonius

Genus Satyrium
Subfamily Hairstreaks
Family Gossamer-wings
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Oak Hairstreak

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Occurrence   Statewide - resident
Abundance Uncommon to rare
Flight Period Early June to late July
Notes Look for this species early in the summer hairstreak season
Overwintering Egg
More info Massachusetts Butterfly Atlas Website
More info Butterflies of Massachusetts Website
Oak Hairstreak is listed as a species of 'Special Concern' in Massachusetts. If you find specimens of this species, please take a photograph, note your location carefully, and use Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife Vernal Pool & Rare Species reporting system to report your sighting.
More information on Oak Hairstreak from Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife.

Oak Hairstreak

Photo by Mark Rainey - 6/26/2011
Norfolk County, MA

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Oak Hairstreak

Photo by Erik Nielsen - 6/30/2002
Plymouth County, MA

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Oak Hairstreak

Photo by Garry Kessler - 6/25/2015
Middlesex County, MA

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Oak Hairstreak

Photo by Matt Pelikan - 7/3/2015
Dukes County, MA

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Oak Hairstreak

Photo by Greg Dysart - 6/26/2011
Norfolk County, MA

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Oak Hairstreak

Photo by Joe Dwelly - 7/5/2015
Barnstable County, MA

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