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Brown Argus or Common Blue? Thorpe Moor, 21 May 2011

Observed: 21st May 2011 By: kiteywkiteyw’s reputation in Invertebrates
Brown Argus? Thorpe Moor, 21 May 2011
Description:

Brown Argus or female common blue?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Brown Argus (Aricia agestis) interacts

Comments

Michael Skelton's picture

Brown Argus

In this specimen the lower spot of the colon, which is often very small, is altogether obsolete.

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Brown Argus

Thanks everyone for the ID

Just wondered becuase of one or two discrepancies, is it possible that it could be a cross Brown Argus x Common Blue? Does this happen?

Craig