Name source
Australian Faunal Directory
Rank
family
Data links
LSID JSON / WMS /RDF

Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:7616b45f-3971-4bfe-8221-6c26ec068f13

LSIDs are persistent, location-independent,resource identifiers for uniquely naming biologically significant resources including species names, concepts, occurrences, genes or proteins, or data objects that encode information about them. To put it simply, LSIDs are a way to identify and locate pieces of biological information on the web.

Data Links

JSON

For a JSON view of this data, click here

WMS

To use WMS services, copy and paste the following GetCapabilities URL into your OGC client (e.g. uDIG, ESRI ArcGIS)
http://biocache.ala.org.au/ws/ogc/ows?q=family:LYCAENIDAE
For higher taxa, this will give you a hierarchical listing of layers for each taxon.

RDF

To download an RDF/XML document for the concepts and names click here
A JSON view of this information is here here
A html view of this information is here here

Further details

For more details on occurrence webservices, click here
For more details on names webservices, click here

Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Terrestrial Habitats

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Description

The subfamilies Lipteninae, Poritiinae, Miletinae, Lycaeninae and Curetinae are not found in Australia; however, Lycaeninae are found both in New Guinea and New Zealand (Gibbs 1980).

Small to large; eyes often emarginate at base of antenna, or contiguous with antennal socket, often hairy; maxillary palps absent; labial palps ascending; epiphysis absent, fore leg in male somewhat reduced in most groups, normal in female, spurs 0-2-2, 0-1-1 or 0-0-0; fore wing often lacking 1 or 2 branches of R, 1A + 2A sometimes forked; Sc + R 1 diverging from Rs near base, almost always with 2 anal veins, margin often produced into 1 or more tails. ... source: What bug is that

Online resources

BowerBird
Images, Occurrence record
Encyclopedia of Life
Images, Occurrence record
Flickr EOL
Images, Occurrence record
Museum Victoria provider for OZCAM
Images, Occurrence record
What bug is that
Description, Images, Occurrence record
Wikipedia
Images, Occurrence record

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
LYCAENIDAE

Common Names

Common name Source
Blues
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Coppers
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Hairstreaks
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
ARTHROPODA
subphylum
HEXAPODA
class
INSECTA
suprageneric
Pterygotes
order
LEPIDOPTERA
zoological_division
DITRYSIA
superfamily
PAPILIONOIDEA
family
LYCAENIDAE  Recorded in Australia
subfamily
MILETINAE  Recorded in Australia
subfamily
POLYOMMATINAE  Recorded in Australia
subfamily
THECLINAE  Recorded in Australia
genus
Curetis : King's Worm Lizards  [inferred placement]
genus
Epimastidia  [inferred placement]

Occurrence records

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Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

Name references found in the TROVE - NLA

Genbank

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