Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1206817

Mariposa Copper
Lycaena mariposa

Observation date: July 21, 2018
Submitted by: Scott Burgess
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This injured little butterfly spent his days guarding a patch of brush by the road. But it is definitely *his* brush.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: May 29, 2019
Coordinator notes: This is a publishable record for this newly named subspecies, but let me know a specific locality. There are no published California records for this subspecies-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Humboldt County