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Lycaena ottomana (Lefèbvre, 1830)
Grecian Copper

Genus: Lycaena Fabricius, 1807   Original genus: Polyommatus Hübner, [1822]

Adult:
L. ottomana (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (female), Peloponnesos, 1000m, Greece, July 9, 2009
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
L. ottomana (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (female), Peloponnesos, 1000m, Greece, July 9, 2009
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
L. ottomana (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (male), Peloponnesos, 1420m, Greece, July 12, 2009
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
L. ottomana (© Dmitry Gavryushin)
Adult (male), Alanya/Karaburun, near Orman Caddesi, about 4km N of Club Justiniano Hotel, Turkey, May 22, 2003
(Photo by Dmitry Gavryushin)
L. ottomana (© Christian Papé)
Adult (male), Feneon, Chelmos Mts, Peloponnese, Greece, May 21, 2006
(Photo by Christian Papé)

Habitat:
L. ottomana (© Christian Papé)
Habitat, Feneon, Chelmos Mts, Peloponnese, Greece, May 21, 2006
(Photo by Christian Papé)

Foodplants:
Rumex acetosella; captive larvae accept Rumex, Polygonum

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