Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1143041

Northern Blue
Plebejus idas

Observation date: July 29, 2012
Submitted by: Laur52
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: hot sunny day, on dirt bike path near large puddles, second growth coniferous forest, large flock of 20 or more individuals, about 1.5- 2 cm in size
Status: Resident
Verified by: Norbert Kondla
Verified date: October 01, 2017
Coordinator notes: upper left bug is Plebejus idas, lower right bug is Icaricia (aka Plebejus) saepiolus
Checklist region(s): British Columbia, Canada