Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1089948

Dorcas Copper
Lycaena dorcas

Observation date: July 19, 2010
Submitted by: beastbreath
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: July 21, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.