Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1262375

Greenish Blue
Plebejus saepiolus

Observation date: July 10, 2020
Submitted by: Harry Forbes
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Feeding on flowers in a high mountain meadow in the Carson National Forest. Sunny and pleasant.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 27, 2020
Coordinator notes: Good job on the ID. I note it is siphoning nectar from a head of clover; clover also serves as its caterpillar foodplant.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Taos County