Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1268374

Tailed Copper
Lycaena arota

Observation date: August 11, 2020
Submitted by: Rozelle Wright
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: nectaring on flea bane (and hanging on in a stiff breeze that was blowing the flowers around.) Mid 70s
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: August 13, 2020
Coordinator notes: that dorsal view is a pretty shot!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Sandoval County