Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1181334

Dorcas Copper
Lycaena dorcas

Observation date: August 08, 2018
Submitted by: Reiner Jakubowski
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: August 21, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Ontario, Canada