Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1293897

Hermes Copper
Lycaena hermes

Observation date: May 31, 2021
Submitted by: bjones7777
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: June 08, 2021
Coordinator notes: OK in this case since locations are all known and its not important to making an identification. Good to see some are still out there. This is one butterfly I have never collected, nor looked for it-Ken Davenport. This is a species which does not some protection.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County