Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1064208

Ruddy Copper
Lycaena rubidus

Observation date: August 05, 2015
Submitted by: diwalks2@gmail.com
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: IN mountain meadow below Mt. Rose at about 8,000 feet. Sunny day, in the 60's. Stream running though the meadow.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: September 07, 2015
Coordinator notes: Please get photos of the lower side! Very important with coppers! This one could be confused with several other species including helloides, nivalis, mariposa, dorcas, florus etc.-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, Nevada, Washoe County