Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1318022

Ruddy Copper
Lycaena rubidus

Observation date: July 02, 2021
Submitted by: Naturetreker
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Warm and sunny, on clover
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: December 27, 2021
Coordinator notes: The bright orange coloration separates this male from gorgon which tends to be duller in color tending to yellows and grays-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Modoc County