Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1159796

Frosted Elfin
Callophrys irus

Observation date: April 01, 2017
Submitted by: willstuart2001
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: A group of butterfliers from Charlotte were fortunate to see 3 Frosted Elfins ovipositing on a small patch of 25 or so Lupinus diffusus plants in a longleaf pine tract near Mays Lake in the Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: June 05, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.