Family: Lycaenidae

Animalia > Arthropoda > Hexapoda > Insecta > Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae

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Curetinae


Sunbeams


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Lycaeninae


Coppers and Sapphires


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Miletinae


This subfamily consisting of Apefly, Moth-butterfly and Mottles are unique in the fact that they have predatory insectivorous larvae.


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Polyommatinae


Polyommatinae, the blues, are a diverse subfamily


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Poritiinae


The butterflies of this family, the larvae of which are unusual for feeding on algae and foliate lichen.


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Theclinae


This Subfamily consists of the oakblues, leaf blue, plush blues, acacia blues and Saffron


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