Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1055091

Western Green Hairstreak
Callophrys affinis

Observation date: July 10, 2015
Submitted by: ncrosbyrd
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: September 18, 2015
Coordinator notes: There is some confusion as to what common name to use for these green hairstreaks. I think "Bramble" Hairstreak has been used for affinis-apama before and also dumetorum in California. So your ID is technically correct one way or the other. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Gunnison County