Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1354188

Sandia Hairstreak
Callophrys mcfarlandi

Observation date: April 16, 2023
Submitted by: Marta Reece
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: All individuals oserved landed either on sotol leaves or on the leaves of Texas Bear Grass. They were on a south-facing slope below the ridgeline connecting Long Ridge and Steamboat. The day was warm with little wind.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: April 18, 2023
Coordinator notes: terrific!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Otero County