Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1293991

Appalachian Azure
Celastrina neglectamajor

Observation date: June 01, 2021
Submitted by: Tommie Rogers
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: We observed several on a wet dirt road. Some were Appalachian Azures and some were Summer Azures. One of my photos shows the size difference with both species side by side, Appalachian is the larger one on the left side. The same individual is in the second and third photographs. It flew away unharmed.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: June 12, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, North Carolina, Clay County