Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1305506

Ruddy Copper
Lycaena rubidus

Observation date: August 06, 2021
Submitted by: topper72
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sunny, temp in upper 70s F., breezy. Several males seen in patch of willow-leafed dock. This one would perch and attack any passerby, any species.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: August 09, 2021
Coordinator notes: it seems late for males, but you got it right!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Colfax County