Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1237966

Pacific Dotted-Blue
Euphilotes enoptes

Observation date: October 18, 2019
Submitted by: storolaf
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Will try again, Desert Mountain locale, Elevation 3005 feet, ravine bottom, sparse vegetation feeding on naked buckwheat
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: October 20, 2019
Coordinator notes: Thanks for the added information. I picked Euphilotes enoptes because its host is Eriogonum nudum. Euphilotes dammersi uses Eriogonum wirghti as a larval host. In that area, either could occur.-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County