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Species Lycaena cupreus - Lustrous Copper - Hodges#4252

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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 cupreus (Lustrous Copper - Hodges#4252)
Hodges Number
4252
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
This species is in the subgenus Lycaena. [Other subgenera are often segregated as distinct genera, leaving this as one of the few "true" species of Lycaena.