Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1304072

Tailed Copper
Lycaena arota

Observation date: July 30, 2021
Submitted by: frogbandit
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: September 08, 2021
Coordinator notes: A male Schellbach's Tailed-Copper (subspecies schellbachi). Looks like it may be sitting on the host plant, Ribes (Gooseberry). Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, El Paso County