Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1282044

Hermes Copper
Lycaena hermes

Observation date: June 15, 2020
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Mated Pair warm day Dry sunny, of the few remaining Individuals we were very fortunate to find these! Hope they can hang on a little longer. Emmel and Emmel have good Plates of these showing male and female dorsal patterns and Ventral! Have struck out in Almost all of the reliable areas of the butterfly's once home range! Cherish this one and take care of it or they will all surely vanish! Very few remain!
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: December 24, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County