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Silvery Blue Butterfly A Silvery Blue (Glaucopsyche lygdamus) butterfly showing his colour in the long grasses of an abandoned road at the Mer Bleue Conservation Area, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Ramsar site no. 755. Canada,Geotagged,Glaucopsyche lygdamus,Mer Bleue Conservation Area,Ontario,Ottawa,Ramsar wetland,Silvery Blue,Spring,butterfly Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Silvery Blue Butterfly

A Silvery Blue (Glaucopsyche lygdamus) butterfly showing his colour in the long grasses of an abandoned road at the Mer Bleue Conservation Area, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Ramsar site no. 755.

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The Silvery Blue is a small butterfly native to North America. Upperside is a light blue in males, a dull grayish blue in females. Underside is gray with single row of round spots of differing sizes depending upon region.

''G. lygdamus'' is found over much of the western United States and most of Canada extending north excepting most of Nunavut and the high Arctic islands. Wingspan is from 18 to 28 mm.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by gmspanek
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Uploaded Nov 28, 2018. Captured Jun 9, 2013 16:18 in Dolman Ridge Rd, Orléans, ON K1C 7G4, Canada.
  • DMC-ZS30
  • f/3.3
  • 1/320s
  • ISO100
  • 4.3mm