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Long-tailed Blue

Lampides boeticus

Description:

"A long tail on the hindwing separates this species from most of the other blues. In flight it looks steely grey rather than typical blue."

Habitat:

"Diverse. Typically hot to very hot flowery places. Larvae feed on the flowers and pods of various pea plants."


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4 Comments

PedroNicolau
PedroNicolau 6 years ago

Haha really Debbie? I see these quite often!

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 6 years ago

Very Jealous!

PedroNicolau
PedroNicolau 6 years ago

Done Geodialist. Sorry!

Geodialist
Geodialist 6 years ago

Hi Pedro! Please remove this spotting from the "Global Dragonflies..." mission. Thank you!

mendes.madalena
mendes.madalena 6 years ago

lovely blue spots!

PedroNicolau
Spotted by
PedroNicolau

Portugal

Lat: 39.47, Long: -8.44

Spotted on Aug 10, 2013
Submitted on Aug 17, 2013

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