Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1360761

Thicket Hairstreak
Callophrys spinetorum

Observation date: June 21, 2023
Submitted by: pauhana
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: July 02, 2023
Coordinator notes: Suggested ID is correct...one that is not commonly observed. A better common name might be "Mistletoe Hairstreak" because the host plant is mistletoe...in the Front Range the one that grows on conifer trees. Thank you for all of your recent observations you took time to submit to BAMONA! Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Boulder County