UNR Thorne's Hairstreak Monitoring

Monitoring of the Thorne's hairstreak and mapping Tecate cypress. (1) Conduct occupancy surveys for Thorne's hairstreak adults and juveniles. (2) Characterize habitat associated with Thorne's hairstreak presence. (3) Age trees (by coring) in sampled stands of Tecate cypress. (4) Conduct larval and adult experiments to assess the importance of tree age for Thorne's hairstreak. (5) Analyze data from 2009 and 2010 and prepare final report.

Invertebrate Species
January 1, 2009
October 28, 2012
Project Groups
  • SDMMP41 Thorne's Hairstreak Monitoring

Project Focus

Tecate cypress, Thorne's hairstreak butterfly

southern interior cypress forest

Matthew Forister

University of Nevada, Reno

Matthew Forister

Yvonne Moore

Amy Lucas

Strategic Elements
  • pre FY15-1
Project Location
San Diego
South-central, South-west