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Blue

Lycaenidae spp.

Description:

Blue upper wins with black ribs and a black and a white border.

Habitat:

Found feeding on Alpine Aster flowers in an open coniferous forest.

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2 Comments

tomk3886
tomk3886 2 months ago

I've got a number of pics of the undersides of what I think are Blues. I should post them. But I'm done for the night. Thanks for your suggestions.

Brian38
Brian38 2 months ago

I leaning toward Lycaena heteronea - Blue Copper. But without underside shot -- not 100 percent sure.

tomk3886
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Parshall, Colorado, United States

Spotted on Jul 21, 2021
Submitted on Aug 27, 2021

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