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Species Lycaena xanthoides - Great Copper - Hodges#4253

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies and Skippers)
Family Lycaenidae (Blues, Coppers, Hairstreaks, Harvesters)
Subfamily Lycaeninae (Coppers)
Genus Lycaena
Species xanthoides (Great Copper - Hodges#4253)
Hodges Number
4253
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
This species is in the subgenus Chalceria Scudder, 1876
This subgenus is sometimes separated as a distinct genus.
Range
Near Pacific coast (west from deserts) from western Oregon, through California, into Baja California Norte.