Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1214068

Rocky Mountain Dotted-Blue
Euphilotes ancilla

Observation date: June 29, 2019
Submitted by: A_baldini
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Weather: Mostly sunny and 82 degrees. Notes: Abundant Ancilla Blues along the Horsetooth Rock Trail. One individual is shown here.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: October 04, 2019
Coordinator notes: Ssp. barnesi (Opler & Fisher). Another blue that had a good flight in the Front Range this year...some years are poor thought often common. Host is Eriogonum umbellatum. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Larimer County