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Species Account for Lycaena phlaeas

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Lycaena phlaeas  (Linnaeus, 1761)
Small Copper
Lepidoptera: butterflies: Lycaenidae

ovipositing on Sheeps Sorrel Copyright: Robert Smith

 
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Small Copper - 20th August 2013
Small Copper - 20th August 2013
ovipositing on Sheeps Sorrel
ovipositing on Sheeps Sorrel
Small Copper (in cop)
Small Copper (in cop)
Small Copper
Small Copper
Lycaena phlaeas
Lycaena phlaeas

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Taxonomic group: butterflies (Lepidoptera: butterflies) - Part county data   
Small Copper on UK Butterflies website
 
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Habitats

Broad Habitat Data (based on 80 records with habitat information)

no subhabitat data available

Structural Habitat Data (based on 32 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 29 records with habitat detail and method information)

Recorded management for locations with Lycaena phlaeas

Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Lycaena phlaeas

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