Lycaenidae

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Lycaenidae
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Peablue
Lampides boeticus
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
(unranked): Rhopalocera
Superfamily: Papilionoidea
Family: Lycaenidae
Leach, 1815
Subfaimilies

Curetinae – Sunbeams
Liphyrinae
Lipteninae
Lycaeninae – Coppers
Miletinae – Harvesters
Polyommatinae – Blues
Poritiinae
Theclinae – Hairstreaks, Elfins
an see Leet o lycaenid genera

Lycaenidae is the seicont-lairgest faimily o butterflees (behind the Brush-fitit butterflees), wi ower 5,000 species warldwide,[1] whose members are an aa cried gossamer-winged butterflees.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Fiedler, K. 1996. Host-plant relationships of lycaenid butterflies: large-scale patterns, interactions with plant chemistry, and mutualism with ants. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 80(1):259-267 doi:10.1007/BF00194770 [1]