Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 941802

Nelson's Hairstreak
Callophrys nelsoni

Observation date: May 05, 2013
Submitted by: carex17
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Butterfly was resting in trail (No. 441) between Multnomah Falls and Sherrard Point. The habitat was an open area along Multnomah Creek in a mixed conifer forest. Weather was clear and sunny.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: January 02, 2014
Coordinator notes: While Callophrys nelsoni SHOULD be what you have based on COUNTY and habitat, be aware brown Callophrys in the east part of that state can be a similar looking species in the Callophrys gryneus complex.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Multnomah County