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Eastern-tailed Blue

Cupido comyntas


Small butterflies with violet wings that are white with black spots and a small bit of orange on the underside. There were several altogether getting moisture from dirt near a pond.


Area that is mostly prairie grass witha pond near Sioux Falls SD. Arrowhead Park.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bee.jacbs 8 years ago
Eastern Tailed-blue
Everes comyntas Eastern-tailed Blue - Cupido comyntas - BugGuide.Net

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ksgullickson 8 years ago

That's it! Thanks for helping me find it!

bee.jacbs 8 years ago

Hi KS. Nice spotting. Thank you for your continued contributions to the South Dakota Wildlife Mission!

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South Dakota, USA

Spotted on Aug 5, 2012
Submitted on Aug 5, 2012

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