Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1321158

Coastal Green Hairstreak
Callophrys dumetorum

Observation date: March 17, 2022
Submitted by: ezeemonee
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Feeding at mustard flowers on Dictionary Hill. Sunny day in the 70’s F.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: March 21, 2022
Coordinator notes: This is a Bramble Hairstreak: Callophrys dumetorum perplexa, NOT a Coastal Green Hairstreak=Callophrys viridis per the ICZN decision about 10 years ago-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County