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Species Lycaena hermes - Hermes Copper - Hodges#4265

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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 hermes (Hermes Copper - Hodges#4265)
Hodges Number
4265
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
This species is in the subgenus Hermelycaena L. Miller & F. Brown, 1979
This subgenus is sometimes separated as a distinct genus.