American Copper Lycaena phlaeas (Linnaeus, 1761)    Synonyms: Lycaena phlaeas hypophlaeas.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Lepidoptera   >   Family Lycaenidae   >   Genus Lycaena   

Status:

May be common but local in dry open habitats across the state.

Relationships:

Host plants include Common Sheep Sorrel and Curly Dock.

There are 251 records in the project database.

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An American Copper in Wicomico Co., Maryland (6/15/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An American Copper in Howard Co., Maryland (8/1/2015). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

American Copper in Chino Farms, Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (6/5/2010). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

An American Copper in Carroll Co., Maryland (7/1/2017). Photo by Barbara Speckart. (MBP list)

American Copper in Howard Co., Maryland (6/10/2017). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

An AMerican Copper in Howard Co., Maryland (6/2/2012) Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

An American Copper in Howard Co., Maryland (10/12/2013). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

An American Copper in Howard Co., Maryland (6/28/2015). Photo by Kevin Heffernan. (MBP list)

An American Copper in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/14/2021). Photo by Jim Moore. (MBP list)

An American Copper flying in Cecil Co., Maryland (10/23/2013). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

An American Copper in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/21/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

An American Copper in Worcester Co., Maryland (4/9/2020). Photo by Daniel Taylor. (MBP list)

An American Copper found in Worcester Co., Maryland (7/12/2008). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

American Copper in Allegany Co., Maryland (7/9/2017). (c) Judy Gallagher, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

An American Copper in Howard Co., Maryland (6/10/2012). Photo by Annette Allor. (MBP list)

American Copper in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/27/2021). (c) aaron graham, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by aaron_graham via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

American Copper in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/5/2015). (c) treichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

American Copper in Cecil Co., Maryland (9/5/2017). (c) apistopanchax, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

American Copper in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/27/2020). (c) rborchelt, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by rborchelt via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

An American Copper on Assateague Island, Maryland (10/13/2012). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

American Copper in Garrett Co., Maryland (8/17/2019). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

American Copper in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/29/2021). (c) gabriel819, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by gabriel819 via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

American Copper in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/1/2013). (c) Mike Ostrowski, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA). Photo by Mike Ostrowski. (MBP list)

American Copper in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/26/2020). (c) Romain Clément, all rights reserved. Photo by romainclem via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

American Copper in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (7/13/2019). (c) pcowartrickmanphoto, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Pamela Cowart-Rickman. (MBP list)

An American Copper collected in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/23/1996). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

An American Copper in Howard Co., Maryland (7/24/2017). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)


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