Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1247110

Thicket Hairstreak
Callophrys spinetorum

Observation date: April 29, 2020
Submitted by: topper72
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Clear Sky, temp in low 60s F, slight to no breeze. Lone individual observed nectaring on dandelions at an elevation of ~9200 feet. Very fortunate to get a shot (even though blurry) when it changed dandelions revealing the amazing blue color on the dorsal side!
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: May 07, 2020
Coordinator notes: awesome dorsal shot! thanks for getting that into the system.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Los Alamos County