Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1224005

Tailed Copper
Lycaena arota

Observation date: August 04, 2019
Date notes: Time approximate - many seen from noon to 2:00 pm
Submitted by: Thomlinson
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sunny, warm: many individuals, actively nectaring, primarily on asters, but at least one perched on a fir.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: October 05, 2019
Coordinator notes: Your suggested ID is correct. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Jefferson County