Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1145043

Dorcas Copper
Lycaena dorcas

Observation date: August 06, 2017
Submitted by: 907Naturalist
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Norbert Kondla
Verified date: October 12, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Matanuska-Susitna, United States, Alaska