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Reakirt's Blue

Echinargus isola


Above, the male is mostly blue with a thin black margin and usually shows one or two dark spots near the trailing edge. The female is much darker but with some blue usually showing nearer the body. Below, the sexes are essentially the same, with a light gray background and a prominent row of black spots on the forewing and with a large black spot and several smaller black spots on the margin of the hindwing.


Habitat yard on Lake Belton.

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Texas, USA

Spotted on Oct 12, 2012
Submitted on Oct 21, 2012

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