Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Western Tailed-Blue
Cupido amyntula

Observation date: July 22, 2020
Submitted by: Shearwater13
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Very worn western tailed-blue?
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: August 01, 2020
Coordinator notes: This is NOT worn. This is subspecies immaculata, named for its unmarked appearance by James Scott, though some treat this as a form. I became familiar with those last year in Utah and Wyoming!-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Modoc County