Lycaena virgaureae · ugninis auksinukas

EN · scarce copper DE · Dukatenfalter LT · ugninis auksinukas LV · zeltgalvīšu zeltainītis PL · czerwończyk dukacik

Eggs are laid on dried-out plant parts, for example on dry sorrel stems. The eggs are white in color and somewhat larger than those of other Lycaena species. The caterpillars are green and nocturnal and eat sorrel. Lycaena virgaureae is the only species of this genus whose eggs last over the winter.