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IMG_0486

Observed: 31st August 2013 By: purplehairstreakpurplehairstreak’s reputation in Invertebratespurplehairstreak’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Would like confirmation that this is indeed a brown argus. Also, any ideas if it's male or female?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Brown Argus (Aricia agestis) interacts

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IMG0486

Male, I think - the orange spots fade towards the top of the wing (I'm no expert- my source is http://www.britishbutterflies.co.uk/components/downloads/cb-ba-id-guide-... - see what you think).