Bronze Copper Lycaena hyllus (Cramer, 1775)  

Status:

The Bronze Copper has been in drastic decline across the state. Many populations are now considered extirpated, especially in the Piedmont.

Where to find:

Wet open sedgy swales and freshwater to brackish marshes with plentiful Rumex.

Relationships:

Host plants include various species of Rumex including the native Swamp Dock and the non-native Curly Dock.

There are 51 records in the project database.

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A Bronze Copper in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/2/2013). Photo by Annette Allor. (MBP list)

Bronze Copper in Dorchester Co., Maryland (7/7/2007). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Bronze Copper in Dorchester Co., Maryland (7/7/2007). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Bronze Copper in Howard Co., Maryland (10/18/2016). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Bronze Copper in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/15/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Bronze Copper in Howard Co., Maryland (10/19/2016). Photo by Kevin Heffernan. (MBP list)

A Bronze Copper in Dorchester Co., Maryland (8/23/2005). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Bronze Copper in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/7/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Bronze Copper in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (5/27/2007). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Bronze Copper in Howard Co., Maryland (7/21/1996). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Bronze Copper in Dorchester Co., Maryland (9/30/2018). Photo by Erica Weick. (MBP list)

Bronze Copper in Talbot Co., Maryland (10/15/2015). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Bronze Copper in Talbot Co., Maryland (9/29/2017). Photo by Jared Satchell. (MBP list)


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