Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Anna's Blue
Plebejus anna

Observation date: July 30, 2022
Date notes: Partly cloudy and warm
Submitted by: falco1
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Unable to get an underwing shot.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: August 01, 2022
Coordinator notes: Locality, Locality? That is 50% of any butterfly identification. Fortunately, your other submissions and dates tell me you were at higher locations where melissa is replaced by anna in entirely different habitats. The hindwing aurora also differs somewhat from melissa.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, El Dorado County