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Purple-Shot Copper

Lycaena alciphron


"This is a fabulously marked and rather large copper. It can appear like a small bright fritillary in flight, and is always a pleasure to see. The alciphron male has a violet suffusion all over the upperside, giving the species its name. "

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Viseu, Portugal

Spotted on May 16, 2014
Submitted on May 24, 2014

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