Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1260732

Johnson's Hairstreak
Callophrys johnsoni

Observation date: July 15, 2020
Submitted by: EvSherr
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Butterfly was feeding on common daisy blooms in our Central Oregon yard. Bugguide.net has ID'd it as a Johnson's Hairstreak. It doesn't have the lilac tinge on underwings of a Nelson's Hairstreak.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: July 16, 2020
Coordinator notes: Great find, I have never run into that species-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Deschutes County