Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1223534

Ruddy Copper
Lycaena rubidus

Observation date: July 28, 2019
Submitted by: EdVermeulen
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: On a Sunny warm afternoon along the creek in Kirkwood Meadow, on a Cinquefoil flower.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: August 06, 2019
Coordinator notes: Ruddy Coppers get on the west slope of the Sierra too based on personal records at Mineral King, Silver Lake and Eagle Meadow Road.-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Alpine County