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 Vernacular names
DomainEukaryota • RegnumAnimalia • PhylumArthropoda • SubphylumHexapoda • ClassisInsecta • SubclassisPterygota • InfraclassisNeoptera • SuperordoEndopterygota • OrdoLepidoptera • Familia: Lycaenidae Leach, 1815
Included subfamilies:
Curetinae, Lycaeninae, Miletinae, Polyommatinae, Poritiinae, Theclinae

The Lycaenidae are a family of butterflies, containing the blues, coppers, and hairstreaks. The Riodinidae were formerly included here, but are usually considered a distinct family today.

Wikispecies Wikispecies has an entry on: Lycaenidae.


This category has the following 18 subcategories, out of 18 total.