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Blues A pair of blues resting on a wildflower in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Aricia saepiolus,Butterflies,Geotagged,Greenish Blue,United States,Wyoming,Yellowstone National Park Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

    comments (3)

  1. This, my friend, is perfectly exposed and composed. It really has everything. Posted 7 years ago
    1. Thank you, Ferdy! That means a lot to me coming from you! :) Posted 7 years ago
  2. Marvelous butterfly shot, great detail.

    Fantastic wildlife in your area, I just flicked back through a few.

    Dave
    Posted 5 years ago

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''Aricia saepiolus'', the greenish blue, is a butterfly of the family Lycaenidae. It is found from the northwestern United States to southern Saskatchewan and Alberta.

The wingspan is 21–28 mm. Adults are on wing from June to August.

The larvae feed on ''Trifolium repens'', ''Trifolium hybridum'', ''Trifolium monathum'', ''Trifolium longipes'', and ''Trifolium wormskioldii''.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by travismorhardt
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By travismorhardt

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Uploaded Jun 16, 2014. Captured Jun 15, 2014 11:23 in Unnamed Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190, USA.
  • TG-830
  • f/4.7
  • 10/2000s
  • ISO125
  • 6.6mm