Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1299789

Desert Elfin
Callophrys fotis

Observation date: April 29, 2021
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Very Windy Rain On the way out, heavy down pour. some snow flakes very strange. Very lucky to find these and laneria checkerspots. Everything seemed to be sheltered in place. Searched and Searched most area's had plenty of nectar but no butterflies. cold the first two days, then it warmed up an we found these! Near Baker! Lifer? if its Elfin/ Desert! Don't know many of the plants in this area. Great to see new Things.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: July 10, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.