Lycaenidae

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Related to Gossamer-Winged Butterfly: genus Vanessa, Lycaena, lycaenid butterfly, Theclinae
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Noun1.Lycaenidae - family of small usually brilliantly colored butterflies; males have short forelegs
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Lepidoptera, order Lepidoptera - moths and butterflies
lycaenid, lycaenid butterfly - any of various butterflies of the family Lycaenidae
genus Lycaena, Lycaena - type genus of the Lycaenidae; small slender butterflies with upper surface of wings usually metallic blue or green or copper
genus Strymon, Strymon - large and widely distributed genus of hairstreak butterflies
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