Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1125264

Western Green Hairstreak
Callophrys affinis

Observation date: July 09, 2017
Submitted by: conor.flynn
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: On flowering Ceanothus fendleri.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Saba
Verified date: July 13, 2017
Coordinator notes: Callophrys affinis apama. Superficially similar to C. gryneus siva, but differing in the details of the postmedian line on the ventral hindwing. Also lacks tails, which would be apparent on so fresh a specimen.
Checklist region(s): Yavapai County, United States, Arizona