Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Ruddy Copper
Lycaena rubidus

Observation date: July 19, 2021
Submitted by: rebeccagracey
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The Ruddy Copper was on a white composite flower, and there was Curly Dock nearby. Both a male and a female were seen.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 27, 2021
Coordinator notes: I think this is a new location for this species. thank you!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Rio Arriba County