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Atlas of North Dakota Butterflies

Sheridan's Hairstreak (Callophrys sheridanii)

  • BND: Sheridan's Hairstreak; Callophrys sheridanii (W. H. Edwards, 1877)
  • BNA: Sheridan's Green Hairstreak; Callophrys sheridani
  • Habitat: Dry, brushy hillsides in badlands; rare
  • Larval food: Eriogonum spp.
  • Adult flight: One brood, early May (ND's earliest emergent butterfly)
  • References: Royer 96, Ferris & Brown 259, Scott 378
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