Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1041700

Nelson's Hairstreak
Callophrys nelsoni

Observation date: April 30, 2015
Submitted by: markmcc
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This butterfly and several like it were flying on a sunny hillside and feeding on Oregon Grape. Temp was about 55 degrees, wind was moderate.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevekohler
Verified date: July 27, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Idaho, Kootenai County