Identification: dark coppery bronze, males usually have three to five cream-colored spots, but both sexes, usually females, have reduced or lack markings in some populations. Metallic purple hindwing in both sexes
Wing Span: 1.0 - 1.2 cm
Caterpillar Hosts: associated with owl's clover Orthocarpus,/i>
Habitat: open meadows
Taxonomy Notes: None.
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Observation date: Apr 30, 2010
Submitted by: kueda
Region: Mariposa County, California, United States