Lycaena hermes 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Lepidoptera Lycaenidae

Scientific Name: Lycaena hermes
Species Authority: (W.H. Edwards, 1870)
Common Name(s):
English Hermes Copper

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Gimenez Dixon, M.
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Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Limited to vicinity of San Diega, California in a 50 to 100 mile radius
Countries occurrence:
Mexico; United States
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Hillsides, canyon bottoms in chaparral, coastal sage scrub. Host is Rhamnus crocea

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat threatened by suburban land development

Citation: Gimenez Dixon, M. 1996. Lycaena hermes. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T12435A3348208. . Downloaded on 22 October 2016.
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