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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What

Common Blue Polyommatus icarus

Observer

martingrimm

Date

July 28, 2015 10:23 AM CEST

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What

Gray Hairstreak Strymon melinus

Observer

direbecca

Date

July 28, 2015

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What

Eastern Tailed-Blue Cupido comyntas

Observer

mmcmasters

Date

July 26, 2015

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What

Eastern Tailed-Blue Cupido comyntas

Observer

mmcmasters

Date

July 26, 2015

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What

Orange-tipped Pea-blue Everes lacturnus

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

July 28, 2015 01:57 PM HKT

Description

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What

Common Blue Polyommatus icarus

Observer

luca_maurino

Date

August 2, 2008 09:38 AM CEST

Place

troncea (Google, OSM)

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What

Buckwheat Blue Euphilotes battoides

Observer

rhislop

Date

July 1, 2015

Description

Approx. 8000' elevation, along the trail.

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What

Gray Hairstreak Strymon melinus

Observer

kueda

Date

July 28, 2015 09:21 AM PDT

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What

Juniper Hairstreak Callophrys gryneus

Observer

greglasley

Date

July 28, 2015

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What

Hedgerow Hairstreak Satyrium saepium

Observer

rhislop

Date

July 27, 2015

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What

Gray Hairstreak Strymon melinus

Observer

rhislop

Date

July 27, 2015

Description

Along the Summit Trail

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What

Acmon Blue Plebejus acmon

Observer

rhislop

Date

July 27, 2015
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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.