Attributes of Callophrys sheridanii

Sheridan's Green Hairstreak
Callophrys sheridanii (W.H. Edwards, 1877)

Family: Lycaenidae
Subfamily: Theclinae
Identification: Upperside dark gray-brown. Underside ranges from bright green to dark gray-green; lower part of forewing gray. Postmedian line of white dots may be straight or bulged out, reduced, or lacking.
Wing Span: 7/8 - 1 1/8 inches (2.2 - 2.9 cm).
Life History: Males perch to watch for females in depressions or gulch bottoms. Females lay eggs singly on host plant leaves. Caterpillars eat leaves, although some prefer flowers and young fruits. Chrysalids hibernate.
Flight: One flight from March-June.
Caterpillar Hosts: Various species of wild buckwheat (Eriogonum).
Adult Food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Sagebrush scrub, chaparral, woodlands, subalpine scree.
Range: Southern British Columbia east to Alberta; south through eastern Washington to Sierra Nevada of California; southeast along Rocky Mountains to New Mexico.
Conservation: Not usually required.
NCGR: G5 - Demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs: None reported.
Taxonomy Notes:

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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
June 20, 2014 sseagrave Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States June 25, 2014 Details
May 18, 2014 joeschelling Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States May 26, 2014 Details
April 19, 2014 plex1ppus Lincoln County, Washington, United States May 03, 2014 Details
June 16, 2013 J_Martineau Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States December 13, 2013 Details
May 19, 2013 Scott Denkers British Columbia, Canada September 25, 2013 Details
June 02, 2013 plex1ppus Klickitat County, Washington, United States June 07, 2013 Details
April 23, 1981 legacy.reporter (Sterling Mattoon) Washoe County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
April 24, 1981 legacy.reporter (Sterling Mattoon) Washoe County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
April 19, 1990 legacy.reporter (Kilian Roever) Navajo County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details
March 25, 1978 legacy.reporter (John F. Emmel) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
March 29, 1978 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
March 29, 1971 legacy.reporter (unknown) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
April 04, 1977 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
April 05, 1978 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
April 15, 1979 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
August 21, 1979 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
August 26, 1979 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
September 02, 1978 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
September 08, 1978 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
March 23, 1968 legacy.reporter (C. Callaghan) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
March 24, 1975 legacy.reporter (Jim Brock) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
April 06, 1971 legacy.reporter (Ralph Wells) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
April 20, 1975 legacy.reporter (Jim Brock) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
July 01, 2012 PDunwiddie Kittitas County, Washington, United States October 23, 2012 Details
July 01, 2012 PDunwiddie Kittitas County, Washington, United States October 23, 2012 Details
April 07, 1975 legacy.reporter (Kilian Roever) Mohave County, Arizona, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 03, 2007 legacy.reporter (Jim Brock) Esmeralda County, Nevada, United States January 01, 2012 Details
April 29, 2008 RaisingButterflies.org Weber County, Utah, United States November 26, 2011 Details
May 13, 2011 plex1ppus (plex1ppus) Spokane County, Washington, United States May 24, 2011 Details
April 23, 2011 Dwaine Wagoner Converse County, Wyoming, United States May 03, 2011 Details
July 16, 2005 legacy.reporter (Kim Davis & Mike Stangeland) Mono County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
July 13, 2005 legacy.reporter (Kim Davis & Mike Stangeland) Mono County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
July 26, 1980 legacy.reporter (unknown) Siskiyou County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
April 09, 1986 legacy.reporter (unknown) San Bernardino County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 25, 2010 gerryq Shoshone County, Idaho, United States January 31, 2011 Details
April 18, 2010 J_Martineau Big Horn County, Wyoming, United States January 23, 2011 Details
March 23, 1968 legacy.reporter (Callaghan & Tidwell) Clark County, Nevada, United States January 01, 2011 Details
May 06, 1968 legacy.reporter (David Bauer) Esmeralda County, Nevada, United States January 01, 2011 Details
April 09, 1968 legacy.reporter (David Bauer) Storey County, Nevada, United States January 01, 2011 Details
June 26, 1972 legacy.reporter (Robert L. Langston) Elko County, Nevada, United States January 01, 2011 Details
August 14, 2010 legacy.reporter (Rob Santry & Ray Bruun) Siskiyou County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
August 14, 2010 legacy.reporter (Rob Santry & Ray Bruun) Siskiyou County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
August 14, 2010 legacy.reporter (Rob Santry & Ray Bruun) Siskiyou County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
June 13, 1976 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Trinity County, California, United States August 03, 2010 Details
June 25, 1976 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Trinity County, California, United States August 03, 2010 Details
July 09, 1977 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Siskiyou County, California, United States August 03, 2010 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter (Sterling Mattoon) Siskiyou County, California, United States August 03, 2010 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter (Sterling Mattoon) Siskiyou County, California, United States August 03, 2010 Details
April 09, 1988 legacy.reporter (D. Parkinson) El Dorado County, California, United States August 02, 2010 Details
July 25, 1983 legacy.reporter (John F. Emmel) San Bernardino County, California, United States April 02, 2010 Details