Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1182691

Arrowhead Blue
Glaucopsyche piasus

Observation date: June 08, 2018
Submitted by: magnolyah
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: sunny day - very warm
Status: Resident
Verified by: A_baldini
Verified date: August 27, 2018
Coordinator notes: Correct identification of the distinctive Arrowhead Blue. This is an especially important sighting, as this species isn't too common in Colorado. This sighting may indicate a local population, which is valuable information for lepidopterists who may want to study this species in Colorado. Great find!
Checklist region(s): Boulder County, United States, Colorado