Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1225120

Mariposa Copper
Lycaena mariposa

Observation date: August 06, 2019
Submitted by: Chris Carvalho
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Perched on beargrass in a recovering fire burn area with huckleberry, fireweed, yarrow, Menziesia ferruginea, spiraea, lupine, and other wildflowers. Warm, calm afternoon with temperature in low 70s F.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: August 12, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Hood River County