Lycaena hippothoe (Purple-edged Copper)

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Lycaena hippothoe (Purple-edged Copper)

Lycaena hippothoe (Purple-edged Copper)
Originator: Alf Tore Mjøs

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 hippothoe (Purple-edged Copper)

Norwegian name: Purpurgullvinge

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