Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1288422

Ruddy Copper
Lycaena rubidus

Observation date: August 08, 2008
Submitted by: papilio1
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed feeding on Coyote Mint (Monardella odoratissima) growing abundantly along road side. Single individual observed. Host plant nearby.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: April 13, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Nevada, Washoe County