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Sooty Copper

Lycaena tityrus


The Sooty Copper (Lycaena tityrus) is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family. It is found in Europe. The wingspan is 28–30 millimetres (1.1–1.2 in). The butterfly flies from April to September, depending on the location.


Grassy woodland margin near the village Stavropotamos (Kastoria, Greece).

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KostasZontanos 4 years ago

Thank you, Thanasis!

Thanasis Samaras
Thanasis Samaras 4 years ago

Very beautiful photo! Excellent observation as well!

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Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Ηπείρου - Δυτικής Μακεδονίας, Greece

Spotted on May 3, 2016
Submitted on May 5, 2016

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