Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1321489

Coastal Green Hairstreak
Callophrys dumetorum

Observation date: March 23, 2022
Date notes: Late March
Submitted by: Seth Mueller
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found around 3800’ elevation. Caught perching on large bush with magenta purple blossoms in cascade canyon. Temperature was high 60’s and was a sunny day.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: March 27, 2022
Coordinator notes: Yes, it is a Bramble Hairstreak, Callophrys dumetorum perplexa, BAMONA has not yet recognized Callophrys viridis and is still calling them dumetorum...It is viridis that is the Coastal Green Hairstreak but NABA calls both dumetorum....Ken Davenport