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Noun1.Lycaena - type genus of the LycaenidaeLycaena - 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
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For example, in the broadly distributed butterfly Lycaena tityrus, local adaptation drives the intensity of the immune response, as populations at high elevation show stronger melanization immune response at colder temperatures, whereas populations at low elevations show stronger melanization response at warmer temperatures (Karl, Hoffmann, & Fischer, 2010).
Lycaena virgaureae lives on flower-rich, dry and damp meadows in central Europe Image Credit: The Guardian
Color vision in Lycaena butterflies: spectral tuning of receptor arrays in relation to behavioral ecology.
Instead, most nectaring butterflies were found feeding on dame's rocket (Hesperis matronalis) and butterweed (Packera glabra), and those were almost exclusively grass skippers, with the exception of two Bronze Coppers (Lycaena hyllus).
2011: Global warming will affect the genetic diversity and uniqueness of Lycaena helle populations.
Sulphurs (Colias sp.), common buckeyes (Junonia coenia), American coppers (Lycaena phlaeas), and black swallowtails (Papilo polyxenes) all had the highest abundance and indicator value in grazed fields.
The joint park also features vast mires, lakes, rivers, rapids, waterfalls and rugged ravines; these landscapes provide safe haven for rare species, including the wild forest reindeer (Rangifer tarandus fennicus), violet copper butterfly (Lycaena helle) and Calypso orchid (Calypso bulbosa).
La planta endemica de muelle Rumex olympicus fue registrada como un nuevo huesped para las larvas de Lycaena dispar.
viscidiflorus, Edwards) Dipsacus sylvestrus, Grindelia squarrosa, Guterirhizia sarothrae, Medicago sativa, Hackelia patens Lycaena Lustrous Anaphalis cupreus (W.H.