Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1265339

Marine Blue
Leptotes marina

Observation date: August 01, 2020
Submitted by: DeepSkyKelly
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Temporary Colonist
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: August 05, 2020
Coordinator notes: good photo! I'm calling it a temporary colonist because I'm not sure if survives winter there. It may only breed in summer, then get frozen out. However, I do think it is expanding its breeding range northward, but maybe not quite that far as yet.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Colfax County