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Lycaena phlaeas (Small Copper) is a species of butterflies in the family gossamer-winged butterflies. They are native to the Palearctic. They visit flowers of dandelion, field scabiosa, mint, and Flax-Leaved Daphne. They are crepuscular herbivores. They rely on flight to move around.

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EOL has data for 23 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Small Copper. View this species on GBIF