Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1175180

Tailed Copper
Lycaena arota

Observation date: July 27, 2018
Submitted by: dbrudin
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sunny day, temperatures in the 70's. Butterfly feeding on rabbitbrush flowers. Orange upperside with black margins.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: August 13, 2018
Coordinator notes: Yes, you correctly suggested your submission as the Tailed Copper. Mike
Checklist region(s): Saguache County, United States, Colorado