Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 974845

Jutta Arctic
Oeneis jutta

Observation date: May 25, 2014
Submitted by: Steven Daniel
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Mostly cloudy, temp in 70's. Individual(s) puddling on old RR bed. Also flying around and perching in adjacent black spruce. Bog (Massawepie Mire) with abundant presumed host - Eriophorum vaginatum. One individual landed on me, and seemed cooperative for a pic, when another flew up and off it went!
Status: Resident
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: May 27, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, St. Lawrence County