Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1092855

Great Copper
Lycaena xanthoides

Observation date: July 03, 2016
Submitted by: guy_incognito
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: July 31, 2016
Coordinator notes: Not a Western or Eastern Tailed Blue. The only place in southern California where Eastern Tailed Blues have been collected or seen is along the Kern River near Bakersfield (transient colonies), but not even there in several years-Ken Davenport