Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1208161

Sheridan's Green Hairstreak
Callophrys sheridanii

Observation date: June 04, 2019
Submitted by: Chris Carvalho
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Perched on Erigonum compositum leaf in a meadow in conifer forest with wyethia, nine-leaf desert parsley, Lathyrus pea, and other flower species. Fresh individual, interesting dark orange VFW leading edge. Mild, sunny afternoon, temperature low 70s F with light wind. Several individuals present. Added a photo showing a glimpse of the DFW leading edge.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: June 08, 2019
Coordinator notes: This is a hard one because sheridanii & affinis look very much alike, but so far as I know, affinis is not in Fort Hood County-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Hood River County