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Unidentified blue butterfly

Observed: 12th June 2013 By: pjrodgers
Unidentified blue butterfly

Underwing suggest poss. Common Blue but upperwing spots are confusing. An abberation perhaps?

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Blue Butterfly (Polyommatus icarus) interacts


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...ID of common blue and I will agree. What you are seeing is a worn specimen where you can see through the wings to the underside in bright light.

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naughty Liam...

...I had already IDed this as common blue and said to pj to add the ID and I would agree as he had already IDed this butterfly :(

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...bobthebirder agreeing after my telling off of Liam before pj has put the ID in

Does anyone read the comments before they start agreeing? :(

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....where are you? get you're ID in!!!!!