Classification
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  • Korean
    • 부전나비과
  • English
    • Gossamer-winged Butterflies
    • Blues, Hairstreaks and Coppers
    • Gossamer-wing Butterflies
  • 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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What

Gossamer-winged Butterflies Family Lycaenidae

Observer

manueljoya

Date

December 8, 2016 11:29 PM CST

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What

Gossamer-winged Butterflies Family Lycaenidae

Observer

manueljoya

Date

December 8, 2016 11:33 PM CST

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What

Gossamer-winged Butterflies Family Lycaenidae

Observer

pacof

Date

December 3, 2016 08:50 PM MST

Description

Selva Baja Caducifolia en Paco´s Reserva de Flora y Fauna Silvestre

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What

Gossamer-winged Butterflies Family Lycaenidae

Observer

pacof

Date

December 3, 2016 08:50 PM MST

Description

Selva Baja Caducifolia en Paco´s Reserva de Flora y Fauna Silvestre

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What

Widespread Brangas Brangas neora

Observer

pacof

Date

December 3, 2016 08:50 PM MST

Description

Selva Baja Caducifolia en Paco´s Reserva de Flora y Fauna Silvestre

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What

Gossamer-winged Butterflies Family Lycaenidae

Observer

pacof

Date

December 3, 2016 08:50 PM MST

Description

Selva Baja Caducifolia en Paco´s Reserva de Flora y Fauna Silvestre

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What

Purplish Copper Lycaena helloides

Observer

saxzimbog

Date

July 30, 2016 05:22 PM CDT

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What

Bog Copper Lycaena epixanthe

Observer

saxzimbog

Date

July 12, 2015 12:36 PM CDT

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What

Gossamer-winged Butterflies Family Lycaenidae

Observer

mikeintyler

Date

October 1, 2016 05:25 PM CDT

Description

Closed wing view first photo

Open wing view second photo

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What

Red-banded Hairstreak Calycopis cecrops

Observer

mikeintyler

Date

October 22, 2016 12:47 PM CDT

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What

Dusky-blue Groundstreak Calycopis isobeon

Observer

mikeintyler

Date

November 5, 2016 03:07 PM CDT

Description

Dusky-blue Groundstreak and unidentified Lady Beetle

Photos / Sounds

What

Polyommatinid Butterflies Tribe Polyommatini

Observer

kschnei

Date

December 8, 2016 11:15 AM PST

Description

Looks drab, but I think this is a Western Pygmy Blue? Very small lycaenid.

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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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