Callophrys affinis apama (W. H. Edwards, 1882)
Status: Rare resident
NENHP Ranking: S1S2, Tier 2
Range: Various subspecies of C. affinis are found through much of the western United States. Subspecies homoperplexa is found in eastern portions of Wyoming and Colorado. In Nebraska it has been found in the southwest corner of the panhandle.
Broods/Flight Times: One extended brood peaking in late June
Larval Hostplant(s): Buckwheats (Eriogonum sp.)
Habitat: This species is found in rocky outcrops in the southern panhandle.
Found at: I-80 Mile Marker 1, Sidney I-80 East Rest Area
Overwinter: As pupae
Similar Species: Juniper Hairstreak