Lycaena virgaureae (Scarce Copper)

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Lycaena virgaureae (Scarce Copper)

Lycaena virgaureae (Scarce Copper)
Originator: Svein Bekkum

Systematics :

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Articulate animals)
Class: Insecta (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies)
Group: Rhopalocera (Butterflies)
Family: Lycaenidae (Gossamer-winged butterflies)
Subfamily: Lycaeninae
Genus: Lycaena
Species: Lycaena virgaureae (Scarce Copper)

Norwegian name: Oransjegullvinge

Host plants: Rumex, Sheep's Sorrel (Rumex acetosella)