Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 913891

Anna's Blue
Plebejus anna

Observation date: July 30, 2013
Submitted by: Michele McCormick
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This butterfly is very small, perhaps about two inches.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: December 14, 2019
Coordinator notes: I can't ID this without more information and a specimen. It could be a Melissa, Anna or Friday's Blue. All three can be in the same areas. Updated review: After more distribution data for the Sierra, it appears that this is an Anna Blue male-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, El Dorado County