Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1159219

Gorgon Copper
Lycaena gorgon

Observation date: May 29, 2018
Submitted by: Lisahug
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: my first encounter with this species was 2 days ago. Saw LOTS of them today - about 10 or so. mostly between mile 6 and 7.3. This area has rocky outcrops and lots of woolly sunflowers and other flowers. little fingers of chapparal coming into Gray Pine/Oak open forest.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: May 30, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Sonoma County, United States, California