Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1292919

Lilac-bordered Copper
Lycaena nivalis

Observation date: June 01, 2021
Submitted by: glennfine
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Nectaring on woolly sunflower
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: June 04, 2021
Coordinator notes: You broke my former early record for this species in California by 1 day but my record remains for the nominate subspecies. Again, you are making history and these records may get published by the Season Summary Coordinator. I know him well!-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Siskiyou County