London, May 30 (ANI): A team of researchers in Japan has observed that a female small copper butterfly
adopts a simple way to avoid sexual harassment from persistent males - they close their wings.
Environmental factors controlling seasonal morph determination in the small copper butterfly
, Lycaena phlaea daimio Seitz.
MARK WYNN watched a small copper butterfly
in his garden in Widnes.
Chris Pietsch / The Register-Guard The Great Copper butterfly
, last recorded in Lane County 50 years ago, has resurfaced in the West Eugene Wetlands and been documented by an OSU student.
RARE: A Large Skipper butterfly PICTURES: Alan Barnes; IN DECLINE: A small Copper butterfly