Hermes copper butterfly

Lycaena hermes

Habitat: Woodlands, chaparral, coastal sage scrub; elevation 200–4,000 feet

Survey Window: third full week of May–first full week of July
• Four diurnal surveys; 8- to 14-day intervals
• Look for spiny redberry associated with buckwheat that occurs within 15 feet

• Learn more about critical habitat and ESA considerations