Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Dorcas Copper
Lycaena dorcas

Observation date: July 29, 2022
Date notes: Around noon
Submitted by: John Gibbons
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Wet area around Crooked Pond, Plum Point, NL
Status: Resident
Verified by: jmgesell
Verified date: August 03, 2022
Coordinator notes: Agree…I can’t find any other species in the vicinity that would resemble the same pattern. Probably a very fresh, darker female variant. -jmgesell
Checklist region(s): Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador