The Lesser Fiery Copper is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family. It is found from Eastern Europe, Italy and South-East Europe to Mongolia and North-Western China.
Specie identified by Joost Thissen
The wingspan is 14-16 mm. The butterfly flies from April to October depending on the location.
The larvae feed on ''Polygonum aviculare'', and possibly other Polygonaceae species.