Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1050995

Rocky Mountain Dotted-Blue
Euphilotes ancilla

Observation date: June 27, 2015
Submitted by: Lelliott
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Several butterflies about the size of a thumbnail were congregated on moist dirt. When folded, their wings were grey/brown with a terra cotta "swoosh" near the tip. When in flight the tops of their wings were light purple.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: September 12, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Boulder County