Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1122469

Cranberry Blue
Plebejus optilete

Observation date: June 24, 2017
Submitted by: RobertWeeden
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Both photos are from the same individual. On a power line cut in aspen woods. Sunny and warm; around 65 F. Butterfly was very cooperative, remaining at rest for quite a long time.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Norbert Kondla
Verified date: September 23, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Fairbanks North Star, United States, Alaska