Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1255489

Golden Hairstreak
Habrodais grunus

Observation date: June 23, 2020
Submitted by: Lisahug
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: low 80s and sunny. at least a half dozen individuals around a clump of 3 or 4 Canyon Oak Yrees. I've been looking locally for this one! Luckily I learned "the trick" last summer at the Sierra Field Campus from Paul Opler.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: June 23, 2020
Coordinator notes: Coincidently, I attended Clayton Valley School in Concord in 3rd, 4th and 5th grades-Ken Davenport. My publications for Colorado State University were reviewed by Paul Opler.
Checklist region(s): United States, California