Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1288391

Western Green Hairstreak
Callophrys affinis

Observation date: June 21, 2009
Date notes: time is average of two sightings, one at 9 and the other at noon.
Submitted by: stevecary
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 2 were seen varying from fresh to worn; one nectared at yellow composite
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: April 13, 2021
Coordinator notes: probably goes with ssp. homoperplexa; the almost-immaculate VHW is found, if uncommonly, in populations east of the Rio Grande; never west of Rio Grande to my knowledge
Checklist region(s): San Miguel County, New Mexico, United States