Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Western Green Hairstreak
Callophrys affinis

Observation date: May 26, 2022
Submitted by: hasfitz@comcast.net
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: July 23, 2022
Coordinator notes: Callophrys sheridanii is not recorded in White Pine County and this is not interrupta, which is well marked on the hindwing with a row of white spots in most individuals. This also has the affinis wing shape. I have a good series of interrupta in my collection from Mono County, California and we don't have affinis in this state. So my bias is you have the better find!-I have very few affinis! Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, Nevada, White Pine County