Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1260574

Tailed Copper
Lycaena arota

Observation date: July 14, 2020
Submitted by: Thomlinson
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I think this is the nominate subspecies. Some individuals of subsp. nubila have been reported from this trail.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: July 15, 2020
Coordinator notes: The distribution of nubila is spotty, a subspecies I have never found to collect.-Ken Davenport...I cannot resolve the subspecies issue here.