Small Copper on Red Clover - Lycaena phlaeas


Small (16.4" x 23.2")


Joined November 2010

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Sizing Information

Small 16.4" x 23.2"
Medium 23.4" x 33.1"
Large 33.1" x 46.9"
Note: Includes a 3/16" white border


  • Printed on 185gsm semi gloss poster paper
  • Custom cut to three maximum sizes – A2, A1 & A0
  • 5mm white border to assist in framing
  • Tack them to your bedroom door, or frame


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Artist's Description

The Small Copper, American Copper, or the Common Copper (Lycaena phlaeas) is a butterfly of the Lycaenids or gossamer-winged butterfly family. According to Guppy and Shepard (2001), its specific name phlaeas is said to be derived either from the Greek Phlego, “to burn up” or from the Latin Floreo, “to flourish”. The upperside forewings are a bright orange with a dark outside edge border and with eight or nine black spots. The hindwings are dark with an orange border. It is widespread and common across Europe, Asia, and North America, and also found in North Africa south through to Ethiopia.
Source: Wikipedia

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Thank you All for the visit and wonderful support, so very much appreciated.
Butterfly Kisses, Johanna

Artwork Comments

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  • John Holding
  • Lepidoptera
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