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Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Previous events


Genus Callophrys

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths
Superfamily Papilionoidea - Butterflies and Skippers
Family Lycaenidae - Blues, Coppers, Hairstreaks, Harvesters
Subfamily Theclinae - Hairstreaks
Tribe Eumaeini
Genus Callophrys

Species affinis - Western Green Hairstreak - Hodges#4305
Species dumetorum - Lotus Hairstreak - Hodges#4301
Species sheridanii - Sheridan's Hairstreak - Hodges#4307
Species fotis - Desert Elfin - Hodges#4323
Species augustinus - Brown Elfin - Hodges#4322
Species henrici - Henry's Elfin - Hodges#4326
Species irus - Frosted Elfin - Hodges#4325
Species mossii - Moss's Elfin - Hodges#4323.1
Species polios - Hoary Elfin - Hodges#4324
Species eryphon - Western Pine Elfin - Hodges#4329
Species lanoraieensis - Bog Elfin - Hodges#4327
Species niphon - Eastern Pine Elfin - Hodges#4328
Species gryneus - Juniper Hairstreak - Hodges#4318
Species hesseli - Hessel's Hairstreak - Hodges#4319
Species johnsoni - Johnson's Hairstreak - Hodges#4311
Species spinetorum - Thicket Hairstreak - Hodges#4310
Species xami - Xami Hairstreak - Hodges#4320
Species mcfarlandi - Sandia Hairstreak - Hodges#4321