Classification
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All Names

  • Unspecified
    • hairstreaks
  • English
    • Blues, Hairstreaks and Coppers
    • Gossamer-winged Butterflies
    • Gossamer-wing Butterflies
  • Scientific Names
    • Lycaenidae
  • Spanish
    • Mariposas alas de telaraña
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 灰蝶科
    • 灰蝶

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Acmon Blue Plebejus acmon

Observer

dpom

Date

August 29, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Acmon Blue Plebejus acmon

Observer

dpom

Date

August 29, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hedgerow Hairstreak Satyrium saepium

Observer

mickeylong

Date

July 10, 2013

Description

On buckwheat (Eriogonum).

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bronze copper Lycaena hyllus

Observer

rpayne

Date

August 28, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Blue pierrots (Genus Tarucus) Genus Tarucus

Observer

vijaybarve

Date

August 17, 2014

Description

Observed near a lake

Photos / Sounds

What

Blue pierrots (Genus Tarucus) Genus Tarucus

Observer

vijaybarve

Date

August 17, 2014

Description

Observed near a lake

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

eastern tailed-blue Cupido comyntas

Observer

calopteryx

Date

July 5, 2014 11:42 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Pygmy Blue Brephidium exilis

Observer

mickeylong

Date

August 26, 2014

Description

Near marina in coastal sage scrub along boardwalk.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eastern tailed blue Cupido comyntas

Observer

janicewinter

Date

August 28, 2014 04:42 PM EDT

Description

Rest with wings together on mistflower

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

royaltyler

Date

August 27, 2014 09:00 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Ruddy Copper Lycaena rubidus

Observer

saranimal

Date

August 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Acmon Blue Plebejus acmon

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 27, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

Lycaenidae is the second-largest family of butterflies (behind the Brush-footed butterflies), with over 5,000 species worldwide, whose members are also called gossamer-winged butterflies. They constitute about 40% of the known butterfly species.

No range data available.