Edith's Copper (Lycaena editha)
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Ruddy Copper (Lycaena rubidus)

General: Edith's Copper (Lycaena editha) are medium sized butterflies with red-orange wings, lightly marked with black lines, that have a white border.

Taxonomy: Family: Gossamer-wing Butterflies (Lycaenidae); Subfamily: Coppers (Lycaeninae).


Ruddy Copper (Lycaena rubidus) Edith's Copper (Lycaena editha), male.
female copper (Lycaenidae) Edith's Copper (Lycaena editha), female.

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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