Classification
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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

Photos / Sounds

What

Marine Blue Leptotes marina

Observer

marikcl

Date

April 22, 2014

Photos / Sounds

P1230150

What

Eastern Tailed-Blue Cupido comyntas

Observer

taogirl

Date

April 23, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Azures Genus Celastrina

Observer

fm5050

Date

April 20, 2014 09:54 AM EDT

Description

Calvert Cliffs State Park, MD April 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

13977996704_f50b5792ed_s

What

Eastern Pine Elfin Callophrys niphon

Observer

fm5050

Date

April 20, 2014 10:30 AM EDT

Description

Calvert Cliffs State Park, MD April 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Henry's Elfin Callophrys henrici

Observer

fm5050

Date

April 20, 2014 11:02 AM EDT

Description

Calvert Cliffs State Park, MD April 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Sooty Copper Lycaena tityrus

Observer

john11

Date

August 1, 1998

Place

Asturias (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

john11

Date

June 1, 1973

Description

Possibly re-intoduced

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Small Copper Lycaena phlaeas

Observer

john11

Date

July 16, 2008

Place

Treen (Google, OSM)

Description

Location unrecalled

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Juniper Hairstreak Callophrys gryneus

Observer

fm5050

Date

April 20, 2014 04:52 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eastern Tailed-Blue Cupido comyntas

Observer

fm5050

Date

April 20, 2014 12:13 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mission Blue Butterfly Plebejus icarioides ssp. missionensis

Observer

lechnaumovich

Date

April 23, 2014 03:16 PM PDT

Description

3 eggs.

Photos / Sounds

What

Mission Blue Butterfly Plebejus icarioides ssp. missionensis

Observer

lechnaumovich

Date

April 23, 2014 12:10 PM PDT

Description

2 eggs on one plant.

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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.