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Greenish Blue Greenish Blue (Plebejus saepiolus) resting on the small flower of the marsh at Beaverhill Lake Natural Area, Alberta, Canada. Ramsar site no. 370.  Alberta,Aricia saepiolus,Beaverhill Lake Natural Area,Canada,Geotagged,Greenish Blue,Greenish blue,Plebejus saepiolus,Ramsar wetland,Spring,butterfly Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Greenish Blue

Greenish Blue (Plebejus saepiolus) resting on the small flower of the marsh at Beaverhill Lake Natural Area, Alberta, Canada. Ramsar site no. 370.

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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 gmspanek
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Uploaded Dec 4, 2018. Captured Jun 19, 2018 23:47 in Division No. 10, AB, Canada.
  • COOLPIX A900
  • f/4.5
  • 1/640s
  • ISO80
  • 13.7mm