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Callophrys thornei (J. Brown, 1983)
(Thorne's Hairstreak)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:

Larval Foodplants: Cupressus forbesii Jepson


(From: A Catalogue of the Butterflies of the United States and Canada, Jonathan P. Pelham)

Genus Callophrys Billberg, 1820

Enum. Ins. Mus. Billb.: 80. Type-species: Papilio rubi Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 483, no. 154, by designation of Scudder (1875), Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 132, no. 202.


Callophrys thornei (J. Brown, 1983)

J. Res. Lepid. 21(4): 246-249, fig. 1, row b 3 ♀♀ V, 1 ♂ V, fig. 2, 2nd column ♂&♀ genitalia.

Original Combination: Mitoura thornei

Type Locality: “California, San Diego County, Little Cedar Canyon, north slope of San Ysidro Mtns. (Otay Mountain), east end of Lower Otay Lake, 200 m, 32o 37' N, 116o 52' W”

Types: Holotype in SDMC.



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