Classification
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  • 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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What

Brown Elfin Callophrys augustinus

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joshualincoln

Date

May 26, 2016

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Common Hedge Blue Acytolepis puspa

Observer

meg6

Date

May 29, 2016 10:51 AM PDT

Place

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Description

I've always called these common blues but I'm thinking I'm wrong.....

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Spring Azure Celastrina ladon

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joshualincoln

Date

May 29, 2016

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Gray Hairstreak Strymon melinus

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melindawpajak

Date

May 29, 2016 04:07 AM CDT

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Reakirt's Blue Echinargus isola

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maractwin

Date

May 29, 2016 06:31 PM ADT

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Reakirt's Blue Echinargus isola

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maractwin

Date

May 29, 2016 06:29 PM ADT

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Dusky-blue Groundstreak Calycopis isobeon

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maractwin

Date

May 29, 2016 06:28 PM ADT

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Acmon Blue Plebejus acmon

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th0th

Date

May 29, 2016 04:33 PM MST

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Acmon Blue Plebejus acmon

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justin2

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May 29, 2016 04:42 PM PDT

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Northern Blue Plebejus idas

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jherime

Date

May 28, 2016 11:22 AM PDT

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Acmon Blue Plebejus acmon

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patsimpson2000

Date

May 29, 2016 10:46 AM PDT

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isaiastorres

Date

May 29, 2016 04:38 PM CDT
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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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