Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1297665

Gray Copper
Lycaena dione

Observation date: June 28, 2021
Submitted by: jcShellyg
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It was feeding on the Coneflowers in my garden. It was in the low 80s F temp wise and partly sunny. It kept it's wings fairly closed, very pale underneath and the orange on the tips extends into the upper wing slightly. It looks tan on top, the colors in the photo are true.
Status: Resident
Verified by: azukoff
Verified date: July 21, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Geary County