Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1291631

Western Green Hairstreak
Callophrys affinis

Observation date: May 25, 2021
Submitted by: joeschelling
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Distinctly drier habitat than in previous years, but 1 maybe 2 individuals seen in essentially identical location.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: June 14, 2021
Coordinator notes: thanks, Joe. this is ssp. homoperplexa, which typifies our NC mountains, having a weak VHW white spot band.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Sandoval County