Lilac-Bordered Copper
Lycaena nivalis browni

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Photo Details - ©Nicky Davis
1.  Found at Pine Campground in the Uintah Mountains, August 3, 2008
2., 3.   Located male at Guardsman Pass, Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah

Photos of a very worn out adult

Host Plant
They will only oviposit on Polygonum douglasii.  We have had a very few reared on R. crispus, but most of them didn't make it.  The last batch that J. Wolfe reared were reared on P. douglasii.  They did really well and he had many that made it through to adults.
- Jack Harry

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