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Bernardino Dotted-Blue
Euphilotes bernardino

Observation date: May 20, 2022
Submitted by: ezeemonee
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Mating pair. Since these are on California Buckwheat they should be the nominate subspecies and not the Santa Monica mountains ssp that utilizes Ashleaf Buckwheat as a host. Near Gillette Ranch loop trail. Cloudy day in the 60’s F.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: May 21, 2022
Coordinator notes: Just remember the El Segundo Blue is Euphilotes allyni...Ken Davenport