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Common Blue butterfly?

Observed: 30th August 2013 By: Jodie S

Spotted this lovely butterfly on a devil's-bit scabious at RSPB Otmoor nature reserve. I think it may be a Common Blue but it would appear that several species look similar and I'm not a butterfly expert! Can anyone confirm?

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common blue interacts


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The pattern

Looks more like Brown Argus to me, but I often confuse these "Blues".
Have a look at this site:
And in particular the Brown Argus under-wing shots.

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Thank you - will take a look!

Thank you - will take a look!