Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1066264

Ruddy Copper
Lycaena rubidus

Observation date: September 10, 2015
Submitted by: Chris Carvalho
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Nectaring on rabbitbrush.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: September 23, 2015
Coordinator notes: It appears to be a Ruddy Copper but always try to get an underside view. Other species in the Epidemia group can look similar above and some of those are still flying-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Harney County