Classification
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All Names

  • Korean
    • 부전나비과
  • English
    • Gossamer-winged Butterflies
    • Blues, Hairstreaks and Coppers
    • Gossamer-wing Butterflies
  • Italian
    • Licenidi
  • 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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red pierrot Talicada nyseus

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savita

Date

August 27, 2016 02:34 PM IDT

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savita

Date

August 27, 2016 02:15 PM IDT

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Common Cerulean Jamides celeno

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sohkamyung

Date

August 28, 2016 10:46 AM SGT

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Blues Subfamily Polyommatinae

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juddpatterson

Date

June 16, 2009 03:22 PM EDT

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Colorado Hairstreak Hypaurotis crysalus

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bryanto

Date

August 20, 2016 12:00 PM MDT

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Acadian Hairstreak ssp. acadica Satyrium acadica ssp. acadica

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figaro

Date

July 15, 2015 02:40 PM CDT

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Striped Hairstreak Satyrium liparops

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figaro

Date

July 15, 2015 02:31 PM CDT

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Marine Blue Leptotes marina

Observer

s_d_m

Date

August 27, 2016 03:38 PM PDT

Description

Blues? Tiny - Bellis perennis blooms almost 2cm wide. Pair flitting about - sorry for bad photo. Fast & tiny!

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Melissa Blue Plebejus melissa

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cporter

Date

August 27, 2016 06:49 PM MDT

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Bronze Copper Lycaena hyllus

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meadowhawk

Date

August 27, 2016 11:10 AM EDT

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Eastern Tailed-Blue Cupido comyntas

Observer

meadowhawk

Date

August 27, 2016 10:52 AM EDT

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Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak Satyrium tetra

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cwwood

Date

July 16, 2016 10:05 AM PDT
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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.
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