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DSC_5133-site  Common Blue,Polyommatus icarus Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. This seems to be the same species or maybe even the same couple, so not a common blue either...
    DSC_5124-site  Common Blue,Polyommatus icarus
    Posted 6 years ago

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The common blue butterfly is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae and subfamily Polyommatinae. The butterfly is found throughout the Palearctic. Butterflies in the Polyommatinae are collectively called blues, from the coloring of the wings. Common blue males usually have wings that are blue above with a black-brown border and a white fringe. The females are usually brown above with a blue dusting and orange spots.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by travismorhardt
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Uploaded Jul 23, 2013. Captured Jul 21, 2013 16:09.
  • NIKON D90
  • f/8.0
  • 1/3000s
  • ISO200
  • 90mm