Attributes of Callophrys johnsoni

Johnson's Hairstreak
Callophrys johnsoni (Skinner, 1904)

Family: Lycaenidae
Subfamily: Theclinae
Identification: Upperside of males rusty brown, females more orange. Underside gray-brown, darker toward wing bases. Postmedian line is white bordered with black on the inside edge.
Wing Span: 1 1/4 - 1 3/8 inches (3.2 - 3.5 cm).
Life History: Eggs are laid on the host; caterpillars feed on all exposed parts of the plant. Chrysalids hibernate in the mistletoe mass.
Flight: One flight from May-July.
Caterpillar Hosts: Pine dwarf mistletoe (Arceuthobium campylopodum) which grows on conifers.
Adult Food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Coniferous forests, especially old-growth.
Range: Very local and scarce. Pacific Slope mountains from British Columbia south to central California.
Conservation: All populations are worthy of conservation concern.
NCGR: G3 - Very rare or local throughout its range or found locally in a restricted range (21 to 100 occurrences). (Threatened throughout its range).
Management Needs: Maintain old-growth forests with this species\' habitat requirements.
Taxonomy Notes:

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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
June 25, 2016 ncrosbyrd Placer County, California, United States July 24, 2016 Details
June 24, 2016 TPeterson Sierra County, California, United States July 21, 2016 Details
May 01, 2005 pcastrovillo Boise County, Idaho, United States February 17, 2012 Details
June 03, 2007 pcastrovillo Boise County, Idaho, United States February 17, 2012 Details
May 15, 2010 pcastrovillo Boise County, Idaho, United States February 17, 2012 Details
May 21, 2000 pcastrovillo Boise County, Idaho, United States February 16, 2012 Details
May 07, 2004 pcastrovillo Boise County, Idaho, United States February 16, 2012 Details
July 10, 2011 sfbaywildlife Marion County, Oregon, United States January 23, 2012 Details
June 15, 2004 legacy.reporter (A.Warren) Multnomah County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
July 01, 2005 legacy.reporter (A. Warren) Union County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
July 15, 1891 legacy.reporter (C.V.Piper) King County, Washington, United States May 01, 2011 Details
July 19, 2008 legacy.reporter (D.Droppers) Snohomish County, Washington, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 09, 2009 legacy.reporter (L. Spiegel) Baker County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 19, 1987 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Baker County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 13, 1991 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Baker County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 12, 1991 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Baker County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 04, 2009 legacy.reporter (S. Hernandez) Clackamas County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 18, 2009 legacy.reporter (S. Hernandez) Clackamas County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 10, 2009 legacy.reporter (S. Hernandez) Clackamas County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 24, 2009 legacy.reporter (C. Duncan) Clackamas County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
July 10, 2009 legacy.reporter (C. Duncan) Clackamas County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
July 10, 2004 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Clackamas County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
July 13, 1972 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Coos County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 29, 1969 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Coos County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
July 13, 1972 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Curry County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 29, 2009 legacy.reporter (R. Davis) Douglas County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 18, 2009 legacy.reporter (R. Davis) Douglas County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 24, 2009 legacy.reporter (R. Davis) Douglas County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 18, 2009 legacy.reporter (R. Davis) Douglas County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 29, 2009 legacy.reporter (R. Davis) Douglas County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 01, 2009 legacy.reporter (K. Sands) Douglas County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
July 16, 2009 legacy.reporter (R. Davis) Douglas County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 18, 1977 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Douglas County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 18, 1977 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Douglas County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
July 20, 1973 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Jackson County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 27, 1987 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Josephine County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
July 25, 1989 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Josephine County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
August 12, 1990 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Josephine County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 26, 1981 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Lane County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 17, 1977 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Lane County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 25, 1983 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Linn County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
July 03, 1987 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Linn County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 17, 2003 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Linn County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
July 02, 1994 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Linn County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
July 02, 1972 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Linn County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
July 23, 1988 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Linn County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 28, 1969 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Linn County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 26, 1970 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Marion County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
July 04, 1975 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Marion County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details
August 02, 2007 legacy.reporter (D.McCorkle) Multnomah County, Oregon, United States May 01, 2011 Details