Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1156423

Sheridan's Green Hairstreak
Callophrys sheridanii

Observation date: April 22, 2018
Submitted by: Chris Carvalho
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Nectaring on nine-leaf desert parsley (Lomatium triternatum). Warm sunny afternoon, light wind. The hairstreaks in this area prefer this species of parsley compared to the pungent desert parsley and barestem desert parsley that's also present. The butterfly has some C. dumetorum characteristics.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 14, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Klickitat County, United States, Washington