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Lesser Grass Green

Zizina otis oriens

Description:

Lycaenidae; Lycaeninae; Polyommatini; Zizina otis oriens Butler 1883. A cosmopolitan group of small, delicate butterflies, many of which exhibit iridescent or powdery blue dorsal wing surfaces, especially in males. The hindwings of Polyommatini tend to be evenly rounded. https://philippinelepidopt.wixsite.com/b...

Habitat:

These Lesser Grass Blues were all spotted in the overgrown grasses and foliage in the backyard of the rice mill.

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John B.
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John B.

Palauig, Central Luzon, Philippines

Spotted on Nov 25, 2017
Submitted on May 9, 2022

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