Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1028253

Coastal Green Hairstreak
Callophrys dumetorum

Observation date: March 08, 2015
Submitted by: MAKI
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Temp in low 80's, the hairstreak kept landing on bush sunflower plants. However, there were a few Lotus scoparius blooming in the area also. On top of a Mountelef Ridge. Only saw 1 bramble hairstreak.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: March 09, 2015
Coordinator notes: This is a Bramble Hairstreak, now called Callophrys dumetorum again. The Coastal Green Hairstreak is now called Callophrys viridis and does not occur south of SLO County-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Ventura County