Lustrous Copper
Lycaena cupreus cupreus

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Female Dorsal

Female Ventral

PHOTO DETAILS - ©Nicky Davis
On 20 June 2010 Jacque Wolfe located female at Logan Canyon, Cache County, Utah

Life History
Ova:  4 days
Larvae:  Larvae fed 14 days then hibernated as third instar.  Larvae were taken out of hibernation in March 2011 and molted to fourth instar 20 March 2011.  Fourth instar fed for  9-10 days  before forming pupae.
Pupae:  9 days to eclosure
Adult:  Unknown

Host Plant
Sheep Sorel - Rumex acetosella
This plant may be a hybrid

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