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Common blue or brown argus?

Observed: 2nd July 2012 By: lapidarius114lapidarius114’s reputation in Invertebrateslapidarius114’s reputation in Invertebrates
Female common blue, Polyommatus icarus
Brown argus, Aricia agestis
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Species with which Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus) interacts

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Martin Harvey's picture

two species?

These appear to be two different individuals? If they were UK specimens I would say the one on the right is Brown Argus and the one on the left Common Blue, but I'm not familiar enough with all the additional species in France to know whether that would hold true there.

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