Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1170744

Ruddy Copper
Lycaena rubidus

Observation date: July 14, 2018
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Right where you said they would Be two males or possible three. Lustrous coppers would chase these away from the flowers when they would go to buckwheat or pussy paws these are 30% larger than Lustrous so i was quite surprised
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: July 17, 2018
Coordinator notes: Be sure and check those locality records in the Yosemite book! Glad you found this one.-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): Mono County, United States, California