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Definition of the noun lycaenidae

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  1. family of small usually brilliantly colored butterflies; males have short forelegs

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Google previewBiennial Report of the Commissioner of Horticulture of the State of California for ... (1907)

The family Lycaenidae is a very large one of mostly small butterflies, and contains some of the most beautiful members of the order. Blue in various shades is a common color. In this family the males have four and the females six walking feet.

Google previewButterflies of the Cayman Islands (2008)

by Richard Askew, Ann Stafford

Lycaenidae is a large, worldwide family of small butterflies with over six thousand described species. This is about one-third of the total of all known butterflies. Ten species have been recorded from the Cayman Islands, and these ...

Google previewBiennial Report (1907)

by California. State Commission of Horticulture

The family Lycaenidae is a very large one of mostly small butterflies, and contains some of the most beautiful members of the order. Blue in various shades is a common color. In this family the males have four and the females six walking feet.

Google previewGenetic and Cultural Evolution of Cooperation (2003)

by Peter Hammerstein

Interactions between Lycaenid Larvae and Ants The Lycaenidae is a large family of butterflies that contains the blues, coppers, and hairstreaks. A considerable proportion of the over six thousand lycaenid species associate with ants during ...

Google previewGardening for Butterflies (2016)

How You Can Attract and Protect Beautiful, Beneficial Insects by The Xerces Society

The family Lycaenidae is a highly diverse group of small butterflies. The group includes the blues, coppers, hairstreaks, and metalmarks. It is the second largest group of butterflies, with approximately 5000 species worldwide and about 150 ...

Google previewIsland Insects: a photographic potpourri of Newfoundland 'bugs' - Digital Edition (2011)

by Mardon Erbland

The family Lycaenidae is the second—largest ' family of butterflies. It contains approximate— ly 6000 different species. Members of this family are also known as gossamer—winged butterflies. These are relatively small butter— flies. This one ...

Google previewNatural History of the White-Inyo Range, Eastern California (1991)

by Clarence A. Hall

Lycaenidae is a family of butterflies diverse in the White Mountains region, and many of its members are associated with ants in various ways. The caterpillars are sluglike, with a thick skin that is resistant to ant attack. Some species have ...

Google previewNational Geographic Birds, Bees and Butterfiles (2016)

Bringing Nature Into Your Yard and Garden by Nancy J. Hajeski

Gossa MER wings The Lycaenidae is the second largest family of butterflies, with approximately 4,700 species. - Hairstreaks Found worldwide, the the clinae is the largest subfamily of gossamer-winged butterflies, with about 90 species in ...

Google previewDo Butterflies Bite? (2008)

Fascinating Answers to Questions about Butterflies and Moths by Hazel Davies, Carol A Butler

The Lycaenidae is a large family of butterflies that includes Blues, Coppers, and Hairstreaks. More than half of the species of lycaenid butterfly larvae live peacefully with ants, usually excreting sugary, carbohydrate-rich droplets from a gland ...

Google previewIvor Migdoll's Field Guide to the Butterflies of Southern Africa (1997)

by Ivor Migdoll

FAMILY LYCAENIDAE The Lycaenidae is the most complex of all our butterfly families. It contains some of our smallest species but at the same time some of the most exquisite, both in colour and shape. Although they are called 'blues' and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Insects (2003)

by Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé

arota (Lycaenidae, Lycaeninae) ( California); ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Gossamer-Winged Butterflies (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae), Figure 30 Example of gossamer-winged butterflies (Lycaenidae), Hypaurotis crysalus (W. H. Edwards) from New Mexico, USA. Some of the relict groups feed on lichens (Lipteni- nae).

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

[Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae]. A rather rare butterfuly endemic to Australia (Qld, NSW, Vic). Larvae feed on leaves of Bursaria spinosa (Christmas bush) (Pittosporaceae). Egg small ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

Ecological Studies of Six Endangered Butterflies (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae): Island Biogeography, Patch Dynamics, and the Design of Habitat Preserves. Berkeley, Ca. University of California ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Eye (2010)

by Joseph Besharse, Reza Dana

This feature appears to have evolved independently in two butterfly families, the Lycaenidae and the Pieridae, via two different mechanisms. In the North American butterfly Lycaena rubidus (Lycaenidae), duplication of the B opsin has ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

family Piendae t f African giant swallowtail Papi/io antimachus, family Papiolinidae Large blue Maculmea anon, family Lycaenidae phylum Arthropoda subpmylum Hexapoda class Insecla order ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of New York City (2010)

Second Edition by Kenneth T. Jackson, Lisa Keller, Nancy Flood

The most abundant species are Swallowtails, Whites, Sulphurs, Gossamer Wings (Lycaenidae), Brushfoots (Nymphalidae), Skippers, and Milkweeds. Monarchs can be seen at Ocean Breeze Park in Staten Island; this species may travel up to ...

Google previewDictionary of Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology (1998)

by O. P. Singh, S. K. Srivastava

Lampides boeticus: (Lycaenidae: Lepidoptera), commonly called blue butterfly having thin black tails on the hind wings. It breeds in Asia and migrates across Europe where it is common in gardens. In India, the larvae feed on leguminous ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Climate and Weather (2011)

by Dr. Stephen H. Schneider, Dr. Michael Mastrandrea, Terry L. Root

Papilionidae, Pieridae, Lycaenidae, Nymphalidae, and Riodinidae. The Papilionidae are the most diverse of these and include the swallowtails, large butterflies that are ...

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)

Everybody's Book of Reference ...

Among the Lycaenidae are included that these tints are due to uric acid, or derivatives of this substance, stored in the wings as a pigment. The caterpillars are simple and unspecialized; they are often green in color, a tint apparently due to the ...

Google previewFoods and Food Production Encyclopedia (2012)

by Douglas M. Considine

Gelechiidae Geometridae Gracilariidae Hepialidae Hesperiidae Incurvariidae Lasiocampidae Lycaenidae Micropterygidae Nepticulidae Noctuidae (also called Phalaenidae) Notodontidae Oecophoridae ...

Google previewA Biographical Dictionary of Contributors to the Natural History of the Free State and Lesotho (2008)

by Rodney Moffett

variabilis, in: A study of the Methymna-group of the genus Lepidochrysops Hedicke (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Memoirs of the Entomological ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2003)

by Michael Allaby

blue butterflies See Lycaenidae. blue cod ( Parapercis colias) See Mugiloididae. bluefish (Pomatomus saltator) See Pomatomidae.

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