Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1168667

Ruddy Copper
Lycaena rubidus

Observation date: July 15, 2017
Submitted by: Jon Kindschy
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: August 10, 2018
Coordinator notes: Your suggested ID is correct - the Ruddy Copper - a very colorful female. These are variable and sometimes without near as much orange as this one. Mike
Checklist region(s): Gunnison County, United States, Colorado