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Callophrys d. dumetorum (Boisduval, 1852)
(Lotus Hairstreak)

Immatures

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Callophrys dumetorum dumetorum ♀ ovipositing on Ceanothus sp., may be first record utilizing Ceanothus
Laguna Mountains, San Diego Co., CA, USA 13-IV-2007

Callophrys dumetorum dumetorum ♀ 2nd instar larva on Lotus scoparius
Buckman Springs, San Diego Co., CA, USA 11-IV-2008

Callophrys dumetorum dumetorum ♀ middle instar larva on Lotus scoparius
Buckman Springs, San Diego Co., CA, USA 26-IV-2008

Callophrys dumetorum dumetorum ♀ 5th instar larva eating Lotus scoparius flower
Buckman Springs, San Diego Co., CA, USA 29-IV-2008

Callophrys dumetorum dumetorum caterpillar last instar, dorsal view
USA: CALIFORNIA: San Diego Co., Buckman Springs, 2008


Callophrys dumetorum dumetorum caterpillar last instar, lateral view
USA: CALIFORNIA: San Diego Co., Buckman Springs, 2008


Callophrys dumetorum dumetorum ♀ 5th instar larva turing purple-brown before pupation
Buckman Springs, San Diego Co., CA, USA 02-V-2008

Callophrys dumetorum dumetorum caterpillar last [4th] instar,
with schematic dorsal view of abdominal segments VII and VIII.

Image from: Gorelick, Glenn Alan 1971. A biosystematic study of two species of Callophrys (Callophrys) in California (Lycaenidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 25 (S2), 42 pp., 21figs., 5 tbls.; f. 16




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