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Johnson's Hairstreak The rare Johnson's Hairstreak (Callophrys johnsoni) has taken time out of the woods to make an appearance at Mount Revelstoke National Park, British Columbia, Canada. Conservation Status: critically imperiled (N1N2) in Canada (NatureServe). British Columbia,Callophrys johnsoni,Canada,Geotagged,Johnson's Hairstreak,Johnsons hairstreak,Mount Revelstoke National Park,Spring,butterfly,critically imperiled Click/tap to enlarge

Johnson's Hairstreak

The rare Johnson's Hairstreak (Callophrys johnsoni) has taken time out of the woods to make an appearance at Mount Revelstoke National Park, British Columbia, Canada. Conservation Status: critically imperiled (N1N2) in Canada (NatureServe).

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  1. Excellent find, and compliments on the quality and completeness of the post. This is how to share observations. You just joined and in about an hour, figured it out. So by all means, carry on :) Posted one year ago

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''Callophrys johnsoni'', the Johnson's hairstreak, is a butterfly of the family Lycaenidae. It is found in North America from British Columbia south to central California. The habitat consists of coniferous forests.

The wingspan is 25–30 mm. The upperside of the wings of the males is rusty brown. Females are more orange. The underside is grey brown, but darker towards the base. The postmedian line is white, bordered with black on the inside. Adults are on wing from May to July.. more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Greg Shchepanek
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By Greg Shchepanek

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Uploaded Nov 22, 2018. Captured Jun 18, 2018 00:53 in Meadows in the Sky Pkwy, Columbia-Shuswap B, BC V0E, Canada.
  • COOLPIX A900
  • f/4.5
  • 1/1000s
  • ISO80
  • 10.2mm