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Bronze Copper (Lycaena hyllus)

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Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Lycaena
Species: hyllus

Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Regional...

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Divernon, Illinois
Cincinnati, Ohio

By jmorth
Thumbnail #1 of Bronze Copper (Lycaena hyllus) by jmorth

By jmorth

Thumbnail #2 of Bronze Copper (Lycaena hyllus) by jmorth

By henryr10

Thumbnail #3 of Bronze Copper (Lycaena hyllus) by henryr10

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Thumbnail #4 of Bronze Copper (Lycaena hyllus) by henryr10

Member Notes:

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Positive jmorth On Aug 7, 2010, jmorth from Divernon, IL
(Zone 5b) wrote:

An elusive specimen to find and picture. Finally found along a rural drainage ditch between fields of corn. It's postulated that some of the coppers in the midwest are dwindling in numbers because of modern agricultural practices and the disappearance of wetlands.

Positive henryr10 On Jun 22, 2012, henryr10 from Cincinnati, OH
(Zone 6b) wrote:

Sometimes you are just in the right spot.
Shot these on Halloween Eve just as the light was running out.

Timer: 12.11 jiffies (0.12110590934753).


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