Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1083705

Ruddy Copper
Lycaena rubidus

Observation date: June 05, 2016
Submitted by: Kristie Nelson
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Flying around Rumex, which is very lush and relatively well developed (we had a lot of rain this spring which made for lush plant growth. Early. Several, males and females. Purplish Coppers as well
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: June 08, 2016
Coordinator notes: EARLY for this subspecies in the state, but not for the species-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Mono County