Size: 1 - 1.25 inches wingspan
Key ID features: Above golden brown with darker edges on FW. Below tan with indistinct brown bands. Short tails on HW.
Similar species: There are no similar hairstreaks in Oregon.
Host plant: Golden Chinkapin (Chrysolepis chrysophylla).
Habitat: Dry sunny slopes with Chinkapin.
Range: Cascade Range, Siskiyou Mtns, Klamath Mtns.
Season: Early July to late September
Abundance: Locally common
Conservation Status: Secure