´╗┐ Lycaena phlaeas - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

LYCAENIDAE

Lycaeninae

Las Descargues, 30 July 2015
Lycaena phlaeas Adult

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© Robin Howard

Lycaena phlaeas (Linnaeus, 1761)

Small Copper
Le BronzÚ

Wingspan: 25-32mm

A species with several generations on the wing from March to November in various open habitats. Recorded at Las Descargues and the Causse.

The larva feeds on Rumex species.

 

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