Classification
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All Names

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

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Recent observations

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Observer

wkcheng71

Date

May 18, 2015 04:25 PM HKT

Place

Yi O (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Boisduval's Blue Plebejus icarioides

Observer

hfabian

Date

April 12, 2015

Description

On lupines.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Xami Hairstreak Callophrys xami

Observer

javigonz

Date

November 3, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Seen on the Texas Butterfly Festival "Coastal Specialties" tour.

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Observer

wkcheng71

Date

May 18, 2015 02:49 PM HKT

Place

Yi O (Google, OSM)

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What

Clytie ministreak Ministrymon clytie

Observer

javigonz

Date

December 22, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

eastern tailed blue Cupido comyntas

Observer

bdunc

Date

September 25, 2014

Description

Females of this species are brown!

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What

cassius blue Leptotes cassius

Observer

javigonz

Date

October 21, 2013

Description

On host plant, White Plumbago.

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What

Red-banded Hairstreak Calycopis cecrops

Observer

kbeza31979

Date

May 25, 2015

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What

Spring Azure Celastrina ladon

Observer

kbeza31979

Date

May 25, 2015

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What

Idas Blue Plebejus idas

Observer

paulcools

Date

August 11, 2011

Tags

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What

Arctic Blue Plebejus glandon

Observer

paulcools

Date

August 11, 2011

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Observer

paulcools

Date

July 17, 2008
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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.