Lycaenidae Lycaeninae Lycaenini Lycaena candens Lycaena helle
Lycaena dispar (Haworth, 1803)
Large Copper
Cuivré des marais, Grand Cuivré

Genus: Lycaena Fabricius, 1807   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms (species):
   batavus Oberthür, 1923
   rutilus Werneburg, 1864

Adult:
L. dispar (© Tiziana Dinolfo)
Adult (female), Viadana (Mantova), Italy, April 14, 2017. Ex larva
(Photo by Tiziana Dinolfo, Forum Natura Mediterraneo)
L. dispar (© Tiziana Dinolfo)
Adult (female), Viadana (Mantova), Italy, April 14, 2017. Ex larva
(Photo by Tiziana Dinolfo, Forum Natura Mediterraneo)
L. dispar (© Tiziana Dinolfo)
Adult (female), Viadana (Mantova), Italy, April 14, 2017. Ex larva
(Photo by Tiziana Dinolfo, Forum Natura Mediterraneo)
L. dispar (© Tiziana Dinolfo)
Adult (female), Viadana (Mantova), Italy, April 14, 2017. Ex larva
(Photo by Tiziana Dinolfo, Forum Natura Mediterraneo)
L. dispar (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (male), Lator-camping, Hungary, May 25, 2002
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
L. dispar (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (female), Lator-Valley, Hungary, June 2, 2002
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
L. dispar (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult, Lator-Valley, Hungary, May 31, 2002
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
L. dispar (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (female), Lator-Valley, Hungary, June 2, 2002
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
L. dispar (© Peter Groenendijk)
Adult (male), De Weerribben, Netherlands, July 12, 2003
(Photo by Peter Groenendijk, Anything but common)
L. dispar (© Peter Groenendijk)
Adult (male), De Weerribben, Netherlands, July 12, 2003
(Photo by Peter Groenendijk, Anything but common)
L. dispar (© Peter Groenendijk)
Adult (male), Bayon, Vallee de la Moselle, France, July 19, 2003
(Photo by Peter Groenendijk, Anything but common)
L. dispar (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (female), Aggtelek Jósvafö, Hungary, June 11, 2002
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
L. dispar (© Milan Djuric)
Adult (female), unknown locality
(Photo by Milan Djuric, Butterflies of Serbia)

Larva:
L. dispar (© Tiziana Dinolfo)
Larva, Viadana (Mantova), Italy, April 3, 2017
(Photo by Tiziana Dinolfo, Forum Natura Mediterraneo)
L. dispar (© Tiziana Dinolfo)
Larva, Viadana (Mantova), Italy, April 3, 2017
(Photo by Tiziana Dinolfo, Forum Natura Mediterraneo)
L. dispar (© Peter Eeles)
Larva, Thatcham, England, October 4, 2004
(Photo by Peter Eeles)

Pupa:
L. dispar (© Tiziana Dinolfo)
Pupa (female), Viadana (Mantova), Italy, April 12, 2017. Ex larva
(Photo by Tiziana Dinolfo, Forum Natura Mediterraneo)
L. dispar (© Tiziana Dinolfo)
Pupa (female), Viadana (Mantova), Italy, April 6, 2017. Ex larva
(Photo by Tiziana Dinolfo, Forum Natura Mediterraneo)
L. dispar (© Tiziana Dinolfo)
Pupa (female, just before hatching), Viadana (Mantova), Italy, April 14, 2017. Ex larva
(Photo by Tiziana Dinolfo, Forum Natura Mediterraneo)

Foodplants:
Rumex hydrolapathum, Rumex crispus, Rumex aquaticus

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