Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1375685

Lupine Blue
Plebejus lupini

Observation date: May 27, 2023
Submitted by: bonfrey
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Swift Guide shows heavier black border in acmon on the dorsal forewing than lupine.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: February 01, 2024
Coordinator notes: I would agree with you, except the heavy invasion of dark brown into the blue makes it look like a female to me.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Socorro County