Great Copper (Lycaena xanthoides)


West Eugene Wetlands, Lane County, Oregon. July 20, 2014.




West Eugene Wetlands, Lane County, Oregon. July 20, 2014.




This species likes wetlands with Willamette Valley Gumweed (Grindelia integrifolia x nana). The caterpillar feeds on Willow Dock (Rumex salicifolius).


Note: For more information about this species see: http://people.oregonstate.edu/~wilsomar/Persp_GrtCop.htm.

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