Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Appalachian Azure
Celastrina neglectamajor

Observation date: June 08, 2017
Submitted by: cblazo
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Very worn and ovipositing on Black Cohosh.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: July 03, 2017
Coordinator notes: This is the typical condition of the host when the Appalachian Azure flies. A small larva (red) is found on the raceme just below where the worn female is ovipopsiting.
Checklist region(s): Franklin County, United States, Pennsylvania