Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1297262

Nelson's Hairstreak
Callophrys nelsoni

Observation date: June 26, 2021
Submitted by: Shearwater13
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: June 27, 2021
Coordinator notes: What kind of Junipers were there? Juniper Hairstreaks there feed on Juniperus occidentalis. Nelson's Hairstreaks on Incense Cedars. Genomic research seems to indicate nelsoni and siva are nelsoni color forms and NOT gryneus-Ken Davenport I'll accept this on that basis.