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Common Blue

Observed: 20th July 2009 By: gary.hilton
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Common Blue
Description:

Common Blue Butterfly observed at RSPB coastal reserve on wildflower verge

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus) interacts

Comments

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common blue

You are right to use the black border to identify this species, in fact there is no other blue in the UK that has such a fine black line between the blue wing and the white edging. Doesn't work for old worn specimens though!

Bob Ford