genus Lycaena


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Noun1.genus Lycaena - type genus of the Lycaenidaegenus Lycaena - type genus of the Lycaenidae; small slender butterflies with upper surface of wings usually metallic blue or green or copper
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Lycaenidae, Lycaenidae - family of small usually brilliantly colored butterflies; males have short forelegs
blue - any of numerous small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae
copper - any of various small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae having coppery wings
American copper, Lycaena hypophlaeas - common copper butterfly of central and eastern North America