Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1055312

Rocky Mountain Dotted-Blue
Euphilotes ancilla

Observation date: July 12, 2015
Submitted by: ncrosbyrd
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: November 22, 2015
Coordinator notes: The individual is worn but you can see there are black checks at the wing vein ends and no metallic macules bordering the hindwing next to the orange and black spots. "P. acmon" (actually P. lupini in our area) has no black checks and has metallic macules where noted. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Gunnison County