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Western Tailed-Blue (mating)

Cupido amyntula

Description:

I found these two Western Tailed-Blue butterflies in Northplains, Oregon. I spotted Common Vetch (Vicia sativa), which would have served as the host plant for the caterpillars. Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) and Goldenrod (Solidago) were the likely sources of flower nectar.

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2 Comments

dominique.eghlidi
dominique.eghlidi 7 years ago

Thank you, James!

James McNair
James McNair 7 years ago

Great image

dominique.eghlidi
Spotted by
dominique.eghlidi

Oregon, USA

Spotted on Aug 28, 2014
Submitted on Aug 30, 2014

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