Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1139957

Lustrous Copper
Lycaena cupreus

Observation date: September 02, 2017
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: High meadow 9,000+ ft. moist meadow snow melt still feeding lush areas. lots blooming dock lupin penstemon so many flowers new to us. this species new to us lifer
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: September 12, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Mono County, United States, California