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Blue butterfly in French Pyrenees

Observed: 12th September 2009 By: paulembden
Bright blue butterfly
Description:
Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Adonis Blue (Lysandra bellargus) interacts

Comments

Nature girl's picture

Blues

How can you tell from this photo that it's an Adonis? I find it tricky to separate the blues and it would be useful to know the identifying features. Thanks

rimo's picture

The electric-blue colouration

The electric-blue colouration of the male is a very good clue, but the black chequering of the white wing-borders is distinctive

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