Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1290462

Western Green Hairstreak
Callophrys affinis

Observation date: May 13, 2021
Submitted by: chneal
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It was sitting on a dried oak leaf on the ground. My photo is fuzzy--couldn't get my macro lens to work well. It sat still a long time.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: May 17, 2021
Coordinator notes: yes, this is Callophrys affinis homoperplexa. good diagnosis. and thanks for joining the monitoring Network!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Los Alamos County