Lycaena phlaeas Linnaeus, 1761,

Della Rocca, Francesca, Stefanelli, Silvia, Cardarelli, Elisa, Bogliani, Giuseppe & Bracco, Francesco, 2021, Contribution to the knowledge of the arthropods community inhabiting the winter-flooded meadows (marcite) of northern Italy, Biodiversity Data Journal 9, pp. 57889-57889: 57889

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scientific name

Lycaena phlaeas Linnaeus, 1761
status

 

Lycaena phlaeas Linnaeus, 1761 

Ecological interactions

Conservation status

Least Concern for Italian ( Balletto et al. 2015), Mediterranean ( Numa et al. 2016) and European assessments ( Van Swaay et al. 2010).

Distribution

It is distributed in Canary Islands, North and east-central Africa, Europe, temperate Asia, Japan and northeast America ( Tolman and Lewington 2008). It can be found in mainland Italy, Sardinia and Sicily ( IUCN, 2020 2020, Villa et al. 2009).

Notes

Eurycora species widespread and locally common, it frequents flowery meadows, open hedges, grasslands with scattered patches, pastures, moors and grassy banks, from the plain up to 2000 m a.s.l. Trivoltine species with generations in April-May, June-July, August-September ( Paolucci 2013, Villa et al. 2009).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Lycaenidae

Genus

Lycaena