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plebejus (blue) butterfly

plebejus sp.


Although this looks very much like a silver studded blue There are (as bayucca kindly pointed out) several species of plebejus genus that are almost impossible to tell apart from photos. I am going to leave it like this so as not to wrongly identify the species.


seen on a walk around the boreal taiga forest, it had landed at the side of the road on a heather.

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Debbie Stewart
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Debbie Stewart

Suomussalmi, Itä-Suomi, Finland

Spotted on Jul 20, 2013
Submitted on Jul 31, 2013

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