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Ruddy Copper (Lycaena (Chalceria) rubida)


  • BND: Ruddy Copper; Lycaena (Chalceria) rubida (Behr, 1866)
  • BNA: Ruddy Copper; Lycaena rubidus
  • NDC: CHRU
  • Habitat: Badlands river valleys near Rumex
  • Larval food: Rumex spp.
  • Adult flight: One brood, late June through July
  • References: Royer 89, Ferris & Brown 230, Scott 391
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