Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1112980

Sandia Hairstreak
Callophrys mcfarlandi

Observation date: March 10, 2017
Submitted by: JoseBonner
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sunny day, about 73F in this location. Light wind; most leps were found in the drainages that were somewhat sheltered from the wind. No new growth detected on the Nolina; hopefully this does not indicate a mismatch of butterfly/host timing as the climate warms.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: March 28, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Bernalillo County