Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1320239

Eastern Tailed-Blue
Cupido comyntas

Observation date: July 08, 2021
Submitted by: vic77
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: As I watered an area of newly planted seeds, this tiny white butterfly landed on a blade of dead grass and rubbed the back part of its wings together, took a few steps forward, and then rubbed its wings together again before I got just a bit too close and it flew away.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: March 22, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Dickinson County