Lycaenidae

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Noun1.Lycaenidae - family of small usually brilliantly colored butterflies; males have short forelegs
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Lepidoptera, order Lepidoptera - moths and butterflies
lycaenid, lycaenid butterfly - any of various butterflies of the family Lycaenidae
genus Lycaena, Lycaena - type genus of the Lycaenidae; small slender butterflies with upper surface of wings usually metallic blue or green or copper
genus Strymon, Strymon - large and widely distributed genus of hairstreak butterflies
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Some of the indicator species include: crane (Grus grus), curlew (Numenius arquata), green sandpiper (Tringa ochropus), teal (Anas crecca), nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus), hobby (Falco subbuteo), corncrake (Crex crex), lapwing (Vanellus vanellus), red-backed shrike (Lanius collurio), whinchat (Saxicola rubetra), stonechat (Saxicola rubicola), moor frog (Rana arvalis) or cranberry blue Butterfly (Vacciniina optilete).