Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1078581

Coastal Green Hairstreak
Callophrys dumetorum

Observation date: February 25, 2016
Submitted by: diwalks2@gmail.com
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Emmel and Emmel The butterflies of southern calif. pages, 61,122, 123, males are gray topside females gold topside! Bramble!
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: April 11, 2016
Coordinator notes: This is a Bramble Hairstreak now called Callophrys dumetorum again. Females can be quite gray on top as well Coastal Green Hairstreaks are another species, Callophrys viridis. The BAMONA names need to be updated-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Orange County