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  • noun

Synonyms for lycaenid

any of various butterflies of the family Lycaenidae

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The scale of resource specialization and the distribution and abundance of lycaenid butterflies.
ballus, to assess its ecological and economic impact and to present some new data on the biology and morphology of the preimaginal stages of this lycaenid that could be of use for its identification.
Lycaenid butterflies (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) of northwestern Turkey with notes on their ecology and current status
Records indicate that the species has been more numerous in May and during October-November, however, this lycaenid may be easily overlooked and has never achieved the abundance of the next two Strymon and individuals are rather localized.
The role of topography and distance in isolating populations of the Lycaenid butterfly, Euphilotes enopres.
Lycaenid butterflies and plants: hostplant relationships, tropical versus temperate.
A caterpillar of the lycaenid (lie-SEE-nid) butterfly, for example, can trick the soldiers.
The effect of host-plant quality on the survival of larvae and oviposition by adults of an ant-tended lycaenid butterfly, Jalmenus evagoras.
During the Arabian summer of 2014, "mating frenzies" of a Lycaenid butterfly resembling the native Small Cupid Chilades parrhasius were observed on three occasions at sites in urban and suburban Dubai by the authors, all individuals associated with the Dubai Natural History Group (DNHG) (Fig.
In 2006 our Polish colleague Tomasz Pyrcz collected the specimen of a curious lycaenid in north western Venezuela.
en preparacion) Resource utilization, environmental and spatio-temporal overlap of a hilltopping Lycaenid community.
Peterson (1997) found that in a lycaenid butterfly, females often immigrated to host patches after they were unsuitable.
For example, adults of the lycaenid butterfly, Euphilotes enoptes, seldom disperse more than 1 km (Arnold 1983; Peterson 1997), and yet genetic isolation by distance in this species is only evident over distances exceeding 100 km, apparently because stepping-stone gene flow homogenizes allele frequencies over a large spatial scale (Peterson 1995, 1996).
Plasticity of size and relative fecundity in the aphidophagous lycaenid butterfly, Taraka hamada.