Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1144607

American Copper
Lycaena phlaeas

Observation date: September 23, 2017
Submitted by: fiferjanis
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Seen with larger butterflies in cluster of purple flower bushes. Only about 3/4" - these tended to be on the dirt ground, rather than on flowers for the most part. Only saw 2 this size.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: October 03, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Hancock County, United States, Maine