Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1266112

"Apama" Western Green Hairstreak
Callophrys apama

Observation date: August 04, 2020
Submitted by: Harry Forbes
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Feeding on roadside flowers at 9560 feet elevation in a mountain meadow.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: September 02, 2020
Coordinator notes: A very worn female Green Hairstreak, missing most of the green on the underside of the hindwings.....taking on some Milkweed nectar to keep it going for another 10 days maybe....Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Park County