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

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Recent observations

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What

Gossamer-winged Butterflies Family Lycaenidae

Observer

hannawacker

Date

October 8, 2015

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What

Juniper Hairstreak Callophrys gryneus

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ericisley

Date

February 9, 2016

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franko

Date

February 9, 2016

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What

Gray Hairstreak Strymon melinus

Observer

royaltyler

Date

February 7, 2016 11:20 AM PST

Description

Song sparrow and Grey hairstreak

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What

Copper Butterflies Genus Lycaena

Observer

mike68lusk

Date

February 8, 2016

Description

common on coastal Muehlenbeckia

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Copper Butterflies Genus Lycaena

Observer

mike68lusk

Date

February 8, 2016

Description

common on coastal Muehlenbeckia

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What

Hairstreaks Subfamily Theclinae

Observer

magazhu

Date

February 5, 2016

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Copper Butterflies Genus Lycaena

Observer

mike68lusk

Date

February 8, 2016

Description

very close to the sea, plenty of Meuhlenbeckia

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What

Chalkhill Blue Polyommatus coridon

Observer

tiggrx

Date

July 23, 2006

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What

Chalkhill Blue Polyommatus coridon

Observer

tiggrx

Date

July 23, 2006

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What

Brown Argus Aricia agestis

Observer

agaantonia3

Date

June 30, 2015 04:29 AM EEST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Silvery Blue Glaucopsyche lygdamus

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

February 5, 2016 01:14 PM PST

Description

See two to four individuals .

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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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