Lycaena alciphron
         
Purple Shot Copper  
Le Cuivré flamboyant, Le Cuivré mauvin  
           
 
 
   
1] male of Lycaena alciphron - Alpes maritimes (France) - 17/07/2011   2] male - Var (France) - 20/05/2009
 
 
       
       
   
3] same specimen as 2]   4] same specimen as 2]  
       
       
   
5] male - Hautes Alpes (France) - 20/06/2013   6] same specimen as 5]  
       
       
   
7] male - Var (France) - 03/05/2013   8] same specimen as 7]  
       
       
   
9] male - Var (France) - 18/05/2011   10] male - Var (France) - 19/05/2009  
       
       
   
11] male alt.1000m - Alpes maritimes (France) - 11/06/2017   12] male alt.1558m - Hautes Pyrénées (France) - 11/07/2020  
       
       
 
13] a male (on the left) attempting to seduce a female - Alpes de Haute Provence (France) - 16/06/2011  
       
       
   
14] mating pair (male on the left) - Var ( France) - 20/05/2011   15] same scene as 14]  
       
       
   
16] same scene as 14] (male on the right)
 
  17] female of Lycaena alciphron - Alpes maritimes (France) - 17/07/2011  
       
       
   
18] female alt.1430m - Haute Loire (France) - 18/07/2010   19] same specimen as 18]  
       
       
   
20] female alt.1436m - Hautes Pyrénées (France) - 27/08/2014   21] female alt.1700m - Hautes Pyrénées (France) - 10/08/2019  
       
       
   
22] same specimen as 21]   23] same specimen as 21]  
       
       
   
24] female - Var (France) - 18/05/2011   25] other female - Bouches du Rhône (France) - 10/06/2011  
       
       
   
26] female laying on Rumex intermedius - Var (France) - 21/05/2011   27] same scene as 26]
 
 
       
       
   
28] same female as 26]   29] close-up of an egg laid by the female from picture 26]  
       
       
 
30] eggs laid by the female from picture 26]  
       
       
   
31] close-up of an egg laid on Rumex scutatus - Alpes de Haute Provence (France) - 17/08/2014   32] female laying on Rumex scutatus - Hautes Alpes (France) - 25/06/2013  
       
       
   
33] close-up of an egg laid by the female from picture 32]   34] same specimen as 32]  
       
       
       
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