Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1203373

Small Dotted-Blue
Philotiella speciosa

Observation date: April 23, 2019
Submitted by: ezeemonee
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Glad to see this species recovering in real time. :P Finally logged a sighting of this rare species thanks to the useful advice from Kim and Mike’s photography website. https://kimandmikeontheroad.com/philotiella_speciosa_purisima.htm Lots of their Oxytheca host plant growing on the sandy slopes of La Purisima Park. Sunny day in the 80's F.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: April 27, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.