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Lysandra bellargus

Lysandra bellargus

Description:

Male of the small butterfly, Adonis Blue (Lycaenidae family), with iridescent blue wings. The female has brown wings, with orange spotted board. The underside of wings, in both female and male, is grey with orange and black spots, surrounded by white.

Habitat:

Glades, fields...

1 Species ID Suggestions

Adonis Blue
Lysandra bellargus Lysandra bellargus


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10 Comments

DafneInFiamme
DafneInFiamme 8 years ago

Thank you for the suggestion Harsuame! I've just joined the mission!!!

harsuame
harsuame 8 years ago

Nice:: Considerarlo agregar ala mission vida silvestre Italia http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1610...

DafneInFiamme
DafneInFiamme 8 years ago

Thank you for the correct ID, Rodopchanin!!!

rodopchanin
rodopchanin 8 years ago

Hi! This is a lovely photo, but I would like to correct the identification. This is not Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus). Common blue does not have any black marks (chequering) in the white margin; i.e. its white margin does not have those little black marks. This butterfly is Adonis Blue (Lysandra bellargus). Hope this is useful!

DafneInFiamme
DafneInFiamme 8 years ago

Thank you!!! :)

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

Precious!

injica
injica 8 years ago

Bellissimo!

Jopy
Jopy 8 years ago

beautiful blue color! nice photo!!

StephenSolomons
StephenSolomons 8 years ago

gorgeous butterfly!

Stunning !

DafneInFiamme
Spotted by
DafneInFiamme

Fabriano, MAR, Italy

Spotted on Aug 28, 2012
Submitted on Mar 31, 2013

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