lycaenid

Definitions of lycaenid
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n any of various butterflies of the family Lycaenidae

Synonyms:
lycaenid butterfly
Types:
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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
American copper, Lycaena hypophlaeas
common copper butterfly of central and eastern North America
Strymon melinus
larvae are pests of various economic plants
Type of:
butterfly
diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings

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