Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1164823

Tailed Copper
Lycaena arota

Observation date: June 21, 2018
Submitted by: Souledout
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Warm late morning, first day of summer. Nearby plants include alfalfa (fresh cut and in bloom), willow, yarrow, hemlock, wild buckwheat, blackberries, mustard. Found in ranch fields and along Scott River.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: June 25, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Siskiyou County, United States, California