Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1170301

Ruddy Copper
Lycaena rubidus

Observation date: July 05, 2018
Submitted by: Lycaena
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I am asking for confirmation of the ID, never having seen this species before. Note that what you see of the butterfly's right wing, showing some dark spotting, is the ventral side of the forewing, not the dorsal side.
Status: Resident
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: July 19, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Teton County, United States, Wyoming