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Species Lycaena arota - Tailed Copper - Hodges#4258

Tailed Copper - Lycaena arota - male Tailed copper - Lycaena arota Blue butterfly - Lycaena arota Lycaena cupreus? - Lycaena arota Tailed Copper? - Lycaena arota Mystery Hairstreak at Wright's Lake, California. - Lycaena arota Tailed Copper - Lycaena arota Tailed Copper - Lycaena arota
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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 arota (Tailed Copper - Hodges#4258)
Hodges Number
4258
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
This species is in the subgenus Tharsalea Scudder, 1876
This subgenus is sometimes separated as a distinct genus.