Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1202004

Sheridan's Green Hairstreak
Callophrys sheridanii

Observation date: April 06, 2019
Submitted by: sgguthart
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Windy, partly sunny, 55 degrees. I saw this butterfly on the south facing slope of a hill near a ( mostly) frozen lake. Plants growing in the area include Ponderosa Pine, Junipers, Yucca, and Wax Currants. About 1/4 mile away from where I saw this butterfly, I noticed a few small Buttercup plants (Ranunculus spp.) just starting to bloom. Elevation in this area is approximately 7,400'.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: September 19, 2019
Coordinator notes: Correct ID, sorry it took so long to confirm....I have a helper (Austin Baldini) but he doesn't confirm all of the ones he certainly knows. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Larimer County