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Silver studded blue

Plebeius argus

Description:

Blue Butterfly

Habitat:

Sand Dunes and scrub.

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9 Comments

Phil
Phil 9 years ago

Thanks, KatCuff, LisaPalmerFleming, AnnalisaD, Fluffberger and Emma! :)

Hema
Hema 9 years ago

stunning!!

AnnalisaD
AnnalisaD 9 years ago

Really amazing photo....I love the punch of yellow in the flower ....makes the blue more striking :)

LisaPalmerFleming
LisaPalmerFleming 9 years ago

WOW, everything about this is perfect! Gorgeous.

KatCuff
KatCuff 9 years ago

Simply beautiful!

Gina9210
Gina9210 10 years ago

Phil, you are welcome.

Phil
Phil 10 years ago

Thanks Gina!

Gina9210
Gina9210 10 years ago

So named due to the silvery blue metallic spots on the underside hind wings. The upperside are a rich, deep iridescent blue in the males with a black border and the characteristic Lycid white fringe. on the hindwings there is a row of inconspicuous black spots along the bottom edge.

Gina9210
Gina9210 10 years ago

Silver studded blue male/ Plebeius argus male

Phil
Spotted by
Phil

Jersey, Jersey

Spotted on Jul 24, 2010
Submitted on May 16, 2011

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