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  Sighting 1202679

Coastal Green Hairstreak
Callophrys dumetorum

Observation date: April 17, 2019
Submitted by: RichHubie
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Warm sunny day even along the coastal bluffs. This Hairstreak was nectaring on Sanicula arctopoides, Footsteps of Spring. This is a new location that I’ve found them in Mendocino County. Only one seen.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: April 18, 2019
Coordinator notes: As best I can tell, this is a Coastal Green Hairstreak, now called Callophrys viridis-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Mendocino County