Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1267262

Mariposa Copper
Lycaena mariposa

Observation date: August 09, 2020
Submitted by: flyinganvil
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I didn't get a good look at the other side of this butterfly's wings, but I think they may have been lighter than the side visible in this photo. It was a smaller butterfly (about the size of some Blues). Weather was sunny.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: August 10, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Washington, King County