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Holly Blue

Celastrina argiolus

Description:

My ID is temptative. Out of my guide book this is the species with most ressemblance to my spotting. If the species is different please let me know. Holly Blue has pale silver-blue wings spotted with pale ivory dots.

Habitat:

It is distributed at the level of subespecies, through several continents. The first generation feeds on holly (Ilex aquifolium) and the next on a wider variety of plants.

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5 Comments

Hema
Hema 6 years ago

this picture is a lovely blend of green and yellow.

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

And Jopy too! I had not seen your comment haha :-D

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Thanks Jemma! It was a really tiny butterfly :-)

Hema
Hema 6 years ago

lovely.

Jopy
Jopy 6 years ago

very nice, Marta!

The MnMs
Spotted by
The MnMs

Deinze, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium

Spotted on Aug 18, 2013
Submitted on Oct 2, 2013

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