Jump to content


Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge

The lairge blue, a lycaenid butterflee
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cless: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfaimily: Papilionoidea
Faimily: Lycaenidae
Leach, 1815

an see text or Leet o lycaenid genera

Lycaenidae is the seicont-lairgest faimily o butterflees (ahint the Brush-fitit butterflees), wi ower 5,000 species warldwide,[1] whaur the memmers are cried gossamer-winged butterflees an aw.

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][deid airtin]