Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 743571

Jutta Arctic
Oeneis jutta

Observation date: June 25, 2012
Submitted by: venice kelly
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Hot, sunny day, around 80f. The butterfly was flying low to the ground in a small clearing in the woods, landing only on rocks or tree roots.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: October 05, 2012
Coordinator notes: Always a good record in Colorado because it is found in isolated pockets of populations. It is uncommon east of the Continental Divide. This is probably only the second or third record and at a new site. Nice observation and picture Venice!
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Boulder County