Bronze Copper

Lycaena hyllus

Genus Lycaena
Subfamily Coppers
Family Gossamer-wings
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Bronze Copper

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Occurrence   Primarily Middlesex County - resident
Abundance Rare
Flight Period Mid-June to mid-October
Notes A very scarce and almost assuredly truly rare MA butterfly
Overwintering Egg
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Bronze Copper

Photo by Frank Model - 9/5/2007
Wayland Community Gardens, Wayland
Female

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Bronze Copper

Photo by Frank Model - 10/4/2007
Wayland Community Gardens, Wayland
Male

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Bronze Copper

Photo by Frank Model - 10/4/2007
Wayland Community Gardens, Wayland
Male

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Bronze Copper

Photo by Tom Whelan - 10/15/2006
Nine Acre Corner, Concord

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Bronze Copper

Photo by Tom Whelan - 10/19/2006
Nine Acre Corner, Concord
Female

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Bronze Copper

Photo by Tom Whelan - 9/9/2006
Wayland
Female

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