Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1236014

'Rustic' Arctic Blue
Plebejus glandon rusticus

Observation date: August 26, 2019
Submitted by: Joey Bom
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: April 11, 2020
Coordinator notes: Very similar to the "Lupine Blue" or aka Boisduval's Blue (P. icaroides), but this is a female of the Mountain Blue - and a smaller species. You can compare the two here on the BAMONA website. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Grand County