Attributes of Callophrys dumetorum

Coastal Green Hairstreak
Callophrys dumetorum (Boisduval, 1852)

Family: Lycaenidae
Subfamily: Theclinae
Identification: No tails. Upperside of male gray; female yellowish at least in center of both wings. Underside of forewing gray with extensive blue-green. Underside of hindwing blue-green with complete or much reduced postmedian line of white spots capped with black.
Wing Span: 1 - 1 1/4 inches (2.5 - 3.2 cm).
Life History: Males perch near host plants all day to watch for females. Eggs are laid under leaves and on flower buds. Caterpillars eat leaves, flowers, and young fruits. Chrysalids hibernate in debris under the host plant.
Flight: One flight from March-May.
Caterpillar Hosts: Eriogonum latifolium and occasionally deerweed (Lotus scoparius) and others.
Adult Food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Coastal hills and dunes, rarely chaparral.
Range: Coastal California, rarely inland sites.
Conservation: Although not listed, the total range is small and all population sites should be protected.
NCGR: G5 - Demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs: All populations should be protected and managed if necessary.
Taxonomy Notes:

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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
March 04, 2014 MAKI Los Angeles County, California, United States May 29, 2014 Details
April 12, 2014 Robert Gorman Los Angeles County, California, United States April 17, 2014 Details
March 29, 2014 Robert Gorman San Diego County, California, United States March 30, 2014 Details
February 14, 2014 Robert Gorman San Diego County, California, United States February 21, 2014 Details
February 13, 2014 Robert Gorman Riverside County, California, United States February 14, 2014 Details
February 06, 2012 diwalks2 Orange County, California, United States January 28, 2014 Details
February 06, 2011 Robert Gorman San Diego County, California, United States December 05, 2013 Details
March 23, 2013 Robert Gorman San Bernardino County, California, United States October 30, 2013 Details
February 28, 2013 Robert Gorman San Diego County, California, United States October 26, 2013 Details
February 22, 2011 Robert Gorman Orange County, California, United States October 25, 2013 Details
June 02, 2013 plex1ppus Klickitat County, Washington, United States June 07, 2013 Details
March 11, 2012 AKimages San Diego County, California, United States March 20, 2012 Details
March 20, 2012 Megzie Kern County, California, United States March 20, 2012 Details
April 07, 2012 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) San Luis Obispo County, California, United States January 01, 2012 Details
February 09, 2011 legacy.reporter (Alex Grkovich) San Diego County, California, United States January 01, 2012 Details
May 30, 2011 legacy.reporter (Jim Brock) Tulare County, California, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 20, 2011 legacy.reporter (Ken Hansen) Del Norte County, California, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 25, 2011 legacy.reporter (Laurence Crabtree) Modoc County, California, United States January 01, 2012 Details
April 11, 2011 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Kern County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
January 28, 2012 legacy.reporter (Liam O'Brien) San Francisco County, California, United States January 01, 2011 Details
February 19, 1991 legacy.reporter (Robert L. Langston) San Mateo County, California, United States August 02, 2010 Details
May 14, 1991 legacy.reporter (Robert L. Langston) San Mateo County, California, United States August 02, 2010 Details
March 19, 1986 legacy.reporter (Robert L. Langston) San Mateo County, California, United States April 02, 2010 Details
April 29, 1979 legacy.reporter (Sterling Mattoon) Trinity County, California, United States January 07, 2010 Details
April 21, 1979 legacy.reporter (Sterling Mattoon) Trinity County, California, United States January 07, 2010 Details
May 11, 1969 legacy.reporter (J. Emmel, R. Langston) Monterey County, California, United States January 06, 2010 Details
April 16, 1966 legacy.reporter (R. Brown & P. Opler) San Mateo County, California, United States January 06, 2010 Details
March 02, 1967 legacy.reporter (Glenn Gorelick) San Mateo County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
May 12, 1967 legacy.reporter (Glenn Gorelick) San Mateo County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
April 30, 1967 legacy.reporter (Glenn Gorelick) Marin County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
May 28, 1967 legacy.reporter (Glenn Gorelick) Marin County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
May 14, 1967 legacy.reporter (Glenn Gorelick) Marin County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
April 27, 1968 legacy.reporter (John F. Emmel) San Francisco County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
April 08, 1951 legacy.reporter (C. D. MacNeill) Marin County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
March 30, 1956 legacy.reporter (W. R. Bauer) Marin County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
May 16, 1958 legacy.reporter (Jerry Powell) Marin County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
June 18, 1966 legacy.reporter (R. Wielgus) Marin County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
June 12, 1967 legacy.reporter (Glenn Gorelick) Mendocino County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
June 09, 1967 legacy.reporter (Glenn Gorelick) Mendocino County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
June 12, 1967 legacy.reporter (Glenn Gorelick) Mendocino County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
March 06, 1910 legacy.reporter (F. X. Williams) San Francisco County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
March 17, 1910 legacy.reporter (F. X. Williams) San Francisco County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
April 10, 1938 legacy.reporter (L. Hewes) San Francisco County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
May 28, 1905 legacy.reporter (F. X. Williams) San Francisco County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
April 22, 1916 legacy.reporter (K. Coolidge) San Francisco County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
April 26, 1916 legacy.reporter (K. Coolidge) San Francisco County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
April 27, 1934 legacy.reporter (W. Hovanitz) San Francisco County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
April 04, 1960 legacy.reporter (N. LaDue) San Francisco County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
April 02, 1960 ray.stanford@stanfordalumni.org (Ray Stanford) San Francisco County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
April 13, 1961 paulopler (Paul Opler) San Francisco County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details