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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.

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.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Yael Orgad
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By Yael Orgad

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Uploaded Mar 23, 2019. Captured Mar 23, 2019 11:51 in Granit St, Caesarea, Israel.
  • COOLPIX B700
  • f/5.5
  • 10/2500s
  • ISO100
  • 48.4mm