Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 974598

Cherry Gall Azure
Celastrina serotina

Observation date: May 24, 2014
Submitted by: hilycole
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Closed wings - white with black spots, when wings open purple amethyst in colour. Small in size
Status: Resident
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: May 28, 2014
Coordinator notes: Much rarer than Spring Azure, but flies a bit later. Any Spring Azures at that date would be badly worn; your specimen is fresh. Please contact me: I would like to include your record in the database I am compiling of Ontario records. Thanks. Ross Layberry
Checklist region(s): Canada, Ontario