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Lycaena thersamon (Esper, 1784)
Lesser Fiery Copper

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

Adult:
L. thersamon (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (male), Ceccano (Frosinone), Italy, July 12, 2006 [41.55577, 13.33144]
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
L. thersamon (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (female), Ceccano (Frosinone), Italy, October 4, 2009 [41.55577, 13.33144]
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
L. thersamon (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (male), Ceccano (Frosinone), Italy, July 13, 2006 [41.55577, 13.33144]
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
L. thersamon (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (female), Ceccano (Frosinone), Italy, June 27, 2015 [41.55577, 13.33144]
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
L. thersamon (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (female), Ceccano, località S. Ermete (Frosinone), Italy, October 1, 2002 [41.52633, 13.35527]
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
L. thersamon (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Manziana (Roma), Italy, July 1990
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
L. thersamon (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (male), Ceccano, località S. Ermete (Frosinone), Italy, September 18, 2002 [41.52633, 13.35527]
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
L. thersamon (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (female), Ceccano, località S. Ermete (Frosinone), Italy, August 23, 2003 [41.52633, 13.35527]
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
L. thersamon (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (male), Ceccano, località S. Ermete (Frosinone), Italy, September 18, 2002 [41.52633, 13.35527]
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
L. thersamon (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (female), Ceccano, località S. Ermete (Frosinone), Italy, August 23, 2003 [41.52633, 13.35527]
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
L. thersamon (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (female), Ceccano, località S. Ermete (Frosinone), Italy, October 1, 2002 [41.52633, 13.35527]
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
L. thersamon (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult, Kavala, Greece, June 27, 2005
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)

Foodplants:
Polygonum aviculare and possibly other Polygonaceae

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