Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1122694

Bernardino Dotted-Blue
Euphilotes bernardino

Observation date: June 27, 2017
Submitted by: ezeemonee
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Butterfly was feeding at California Buckwheat flowers. Sunny day in the 90's F.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: June 28, 2017
Coordinator notes: Based on the host buckwheat, bernardino seems to best choice-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): Ventura County, United States, California