Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1209620

Gray Copper
Lycaena dione

Observation date: June 13, 2019
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Seen at the dog park in an open meadow of tall grasses and sedges, various kinds of milkweeds, sheep sorrel, goldenrod, etc. Would land, stay for a minute or two, then fly around and come back to the same area. Size: Approx. 1.25-1.5" wingspan. Weather: 79 degrees, 35% humidity, clear sunny skies.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: June 16, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Douglas County