lycaenid butterfly

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Noun1.lycaenid butterfly - any of various butterflies of the family Lycaenidae
butterfly - diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings
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
hairstreak, hairstreak butterfly - small butterflies having striped markings under the wings
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Call production by myrmecophilous riodinid and lycaenid butterfly caterpillars (Lepidoptera): morphological, acoustical, functional, and evolutionary patterns.
During the Arabian summer of 2014, "mating frenzies" of a Lycaenid butterfly resembling the native Small Cupid Chilades parrhasius were observed on three occasions at sites in urban and suburban Dubai by the authors, all individuals associated with the Dubai Natural History Group (DNHG) (Fig.
Host specificity revisited: new data on Myrraica host ants of the lycaenid butterfly Maculinea rebeli.
Indications from a declining lycaenid butterfly with priority conservation status.
Jammed amongst material of "Thecla barajo" and its relatives in the Main Butterfly collection of the Natural History Museum, London (cabinet series 28A, drawer number 68) since almost a century, a large, curious female lycaenid butterfly specimen was curated as an undescribed species by Frederick Goodson (BALINT, 2005a).
Role of photonic crystal-type structures in the thermal regulation of a lycaenid butterfly sister species pair.