Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 740113

Melissa Arctic
Oeneis melissa

Observation date: August 11, 2012
Submitted by: plex1ppus
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Lovely warm afternoon. My first visit to this "Mecca" for area butterfly lovers, and well worth the trip, even though we did not see B astarte or L cupreas.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: August 28, 2012
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Washington, Okanogan County