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Desert Babul Blue

Azanus ubaldus

Description:

"The undersides on both sexes are whitish with brown bands and spots, and with blackish lunules (crescent shaped markings) on the underside of the hind wings. Butterflies in the family Lycaenidae are characterised by banded antennae, indented eyes, a narrow face, and thread-like extensions on the hind wings." ~arkive

Habitat:

spotted on an acacia flower in a coastal desert wadi

Notes:

Not the best photo for ID, but if I'm correct, that's a first of this species for me to find!

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Bernadette S
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Bernadette S

Egypt

Spotted on Oct 11, 2013
Submitted on Oct 14, 2013

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