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Western pine elfin

Callophrys eryphon


Males are brown and females are orange-brown, with both having bold patterned hind wings. The top of the wings have dark bars with a lighter chevron shaped margin. The body is 19–32 mm in length and has no tail.


Spotted sipping in moist soil near the Umtanum creek.

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Washington, USA

Lat: 46.90, Long: -120.64

Spotted on May 12, 2018
Submitted on May 16, 2018

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