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

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Marine Blue Leptotes marina

Observer

quantron

Date

September 25, 2016 11:18 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Pale Grass Blue Pseudozizeeria maha

Observer

warekara

Date

September 26, 2016 09:00 AM JST

Description

Morning walk in the park. Stoped at flowering shiso plants Name in Japanese: ヤマトシジミ

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gray Hairstreak Strymon melinus

Observer

naturenut

Date

September 24, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

seleneguajardo

Date

September 25, 2016 07:59 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Polyommatinid Butterflies Tribe Polyommatini

Observer

jeffcramer

Date

September 17, 2016 10:33 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Pygmy Blue Brephidium exilis

Observer

biohexx1

Date

September 23, 2016 02:33 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eastern Tailed-Blue Cupido comyntas

Observer

eaca71997

Date

July 14, 2016 02:03 PM EDT

Place

Description

Mating pair

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Geranium-bronze Cacyreus marshalli

Observer

tkoffel

Date

August 26, 2014 07:01 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Polyommatinid Butterflies Tribe Polyommatini

Observer

jbryant

Date

September 25, 2016 11:28 AM HST

Description

Ovipositing on cape plumbago; conditions hot, windy and extremely low relative humidity (about 5%), with these adult insects numerous around flowers and shrubs.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eastern Tailed-Blue Cupido comyntas

Observer

vickis

Date

September 24, 2016 03:10 PM EDT

Description

2 butterflies showing upper and underside of wings

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eastern Tailed-Blue Cupido comyntas

Observer

vickis

Date

September 24, 2016 02:20 PM EDT

Description

Female

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eastern Tailed-Blue Cupido comyntas

Observer

vickis

Date

September 24, 2016 02:20 PM EDT

Description

Male

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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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