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All Names

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

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Recent observations

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What

Azures Genus Celastrina

Observer

treichard

Date

April 19, 2014 11:50 AM EDT

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Square

Observer

colinmorita

Date

June 2, 2013 11:07 AM HST

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Square

Observer

tiwane

Date

April 14, 2014 08:14 AM PDT

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Square

Observer

tiwane

Date

April 14, 2014 10:50 AM PDT

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Square

What

Gray Hairstreak Strymon melinus

Observer

jeckberg

Date

August 20, 2012

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Square

Observer

jeckberg

Date

May 1, 2009

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Square

What

Reakirt's Blue Echinargus isola

Observer

jeckberg

Date

June 12, 2006

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Observer

jeckberg

Date

November 22, 2012

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What

Arizona Hairstreak Erora quaderna

Observer

finatic

Date

April 6, 2014 02:22 PM PDT

Description

Cochise County, Arizona, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Arizona Hairstreak Erora quaderna

Observer

finatic

Date

April 6, 2014 02:14 PM PDT

Description

Cochise County, Arizona, US

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What

Western Pygmy Blue Brephidium exilis

Observer

finatic

Date

April 5, 2014 04:37 PM PDT

Description

Santa Cruz County, Arizona, US

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Western Pygmy Blue Brephidium exilis

Observer

natureali

Date

April 11, 2014 01:56 PM 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.