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Reakirt's Blue

Echinargus isola

Description:

Small blue butterfly. Wing span 25 mm (one inche)

Habitat:

Subtropical and open areas including mesquite scrub, city gardens, desert, alfalfa fields, and waste areas.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago
Reakirt's Blue
Echinargus isola Reakirt's Blue (Echinargus isola)


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2 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 8 years ago

I see the differences now, thank you bayucca for the correct ID and link.

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Not Marina, but Echinargus isola. Note the different spots. Second row on the forewing: 1 black stripe (2 mm) with white stripes left/right, Marina has no BLACK spots and stripes:
http://www.neotropicalbutterflies.com/Si...

LuisStevens
Spotted by
LuisStevens

San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Spotted on Oct 7, 2012
Submitted on Nov 2, 2012

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