Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1045916

'Rustic' Arctic Blue
Plebejus glandon rusticus

Observation date: May 24, 2015
Submitted by: alchem30
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Mostly cloudy and 18C, seen flying on dry slope of valley with small creek adjoining it. Perched on short shrubby plants. Saw 3 others but would not sit if I moved close
Status: Resident
Verified by: alchem30
Verified date: May 30, 2015
Coordinator notes: This specimen is about 7-10 days early for normal timing as indicated in reference books but its markings are unmistakeable.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Saskatchewan