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Common Blue

Polyommatus icarus


little blue butterflies.. In 4th picture, the butterfly which is on the left side is belong another species.

2 Species ID Suggestions

c.liberia 11 years ago
Silver-studded Blue or Heideblauwtje
Plebeius argus

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bayucca 11 years ago

You need to change the common name: Common Blue.

BigeDoğu 11 years ago

Thanks for your help. :)

bayucca 11 years ago

I am pretty sure it is not a Plebejus argus, but the Common Blue, Polyommatus icarus.

BigeDoğu 11 years ago

Mm, they were flying and playing together and i thougt the simplest ones are females. :) I willl create a new spotting, ok.

Do you know which species are the others? Or does anybody know?

Jeana 11 years ago

Looks like a hairstreak butterfly

bayucca 11 years ago

There are different species! Please, make separate spottings. #1 and #6 are the same picture. #1 and #7 are the same species. In #1 are two species, but only 1 is clearly visible. For IDing this would be quite confusing. Thanks!

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Ankara, Turkey

Spotted on May 6, 2012
Submitted on May 6, 2012

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