Classification
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  • French
    • Lycénidés
  • Korean
    • 부전나비과
  • English
    • Gossamer-winged Butterflies
    • Blues, Hairstreaks and Coppers
  • Italian
    • Licenidi
  • Scientific Names
    • Lycaenidae
  • Spanish
    • Mariposas alas de telaraña
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 灰蝶科
    • 灰蝶

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Recent observations

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Copper Butterflies Genus Lycaena

Date

January 11, 2017 01:02 PM NZDT

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What

Blues Subfamily Polyommatinae

Observer

jakob

Date

July 9, 2016 11:19 AM CEST

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Red-banded Hairstreak Calycopis cecrops

Observer

cae1

Date

January 17, 2017 09:04 AM PST

Description

Lighting on this was poor, but the red band is somewhat visible.

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Holarctic Azures Genus Celastrina

Date

March 15, 2014 02:03 PM CDT

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Reakirt's Blue Echinargus isola

Date

January 31, 2014 12:37 PM CST

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Marine Blue Leptotes marina

Date

January 12, 2014 03:56 PM CST

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Holarctic Azures Genus Celastrina

Date

December 20, 2013 01:29 PM CST

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Reakirt's Blue Echinargus isola

Date

December 4, 2013 12:34 PM CST

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Reakirt's Blue Echinargus isola

Date

October 10, 2013 11:07 AM CDT

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September 25, 2013 02:33 PM CDT

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Date

September 22, 2013 02:41 PM CDT

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What

Common Imperial Cheritra freja

Observer

csmitelli

Date

September 26, 2016 07:57 PM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Lycaenidae is the second-largest family of butterflies (behind the Brush-footed butterflies), with over 5,000 species worldwide, whose members are also called gossamer-winged butterflies. They constitute about 40% of the known butterfly species.

No range data available.
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