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  Sighting 1083745

Appalachian Azure
Celastrina neglectamajor

Observation date: June 06, 2016
Submitted by: cblazo
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Mineralizing on dirt patch next to a patch of Black Cohosh. Also landing on the leaves of the cohosh. Larger than the other azures. Warm with gusty winds and some clouds. 81 degrees
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: June 07, 2016
Coordinator notes: Neglectamajor is known from county. This is still within flight range. The size and interaction with host plant help with ID.
Checklist region(s): United States, Pennsylvania, Franklin County