Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1355001

San Emigdio Blue
Plebejus emigdionis

Observation date: April 30, 2023
Submitted by: guy_incognito
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: A group of 20-30 in saltbush habitat
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: May 02, 2023
Coordinator notes: Its a well known site and covered in the recent paper by Gordon Pratt and Greg Ballmer. I have them from there myself, taken in 1980! Currently, it requires a state permit to collect...Ken Davenport