Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 975548

Observation date: June 01, 2014
Submitted by: davidelwonger@m...
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: found at 9500' in Limber Pine forest on edge with montane grassland. Quite restless and difficult to approach or photograph. Several individuals flying.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: June 22, 2014
Coordinator notes: This is the Hoary Elfin and the Western Pine Elfin. Your pictures happens to show it on its hostplant also (Bearberry). You can read all about it and make the comparison to the Western Pine Elfin on the BAMONA site.
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Teller County