Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1198017

Hermes Copper
Lycaena hermes

Observation date: June 10, 2018
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Hot dry Day took many Photo's of this very cooperative female, was a great day. Always a treat to see, never easy to find but worth the effort 1,000 Percent! Takes a while to Discern the differences of this species male vs female Butterflies of america and Emmil and Emmil have good examples and information!
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: January 11, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County