Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1270585

Ruddy Copper
Lycaena rubidus

Observation date: August 08, 2020
Submitted by: Luna-Linuche.76
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Very hot. Only saw two. One feeding on Rabbitbrush; one feeding on Goldenrod. Seems similar dorsally to a female Ruddy Copper, but has the HW scallop pattern of a male Purplish Copper. But HW below looks like a Ruddy Copper.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: August 22, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Klamath County