Large copper butterfly

Description
Major CP Bradshaw collected this tiny specimen in July 1926 and it was donated to the Museum in 1933 with other specimens from his collections. This species is now extinct in the UK.
Accession Loan No.
54/1933/65
Simple Name
insect: butterfly
Full Name
LYCAENIDAE: Lycaena dispar (Haworth, 1802): large copper
Collector / Excavator
Bradshaw, C P Major ex coll.
Common Name
large copper butterfly
Family
LYCAENIDAE
Genus
Lycaena
Species
dispar
Phylum
ARTHROPODA
Collection Class
Arthropods
Collection Contintent
Europe
Family Group

Created At
2016-10-13 15:46:44
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:43:57

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