Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1340258

Ruddy Copper
Lycaena rubidus

Observation date: August 03, 2022
Submitted by: Luna-Linuche.76
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Butterflies were observed along the wildlife drive through the Summer Lake Wildlife Area, between 11 am and 3:30 pm. Temperature was 75-85 degrees F. This male Copper was feeding on Rubber Rabbitbrush (Ericameria nauseosus). Photo by R. Larson.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: August 20, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Lake County