Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 975119

Coastal Green Hairstreak
Callophrys dumetorum

Observation date: March 04, 2014
Date notes: Warm day,
Submitted by: MAKI
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed atop canyon ridge vegetated with coastal sage scrub species. Butterfly was very active, landing for a few seconds or less at a time. Other butterflies in area.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: May 29, 2014
Coordinator notes: This is difficult because this is the common Callophrys dumetorum or Bramble Hairstreak, but not the Coastal Green Hairstreak (Callophrys viridis).