Western Pygmy Blue

Brephidium exilis

The Western Pygmy Blue is one of the smallest butterflies in the world and is the smallest in North America. It has reached Hawaii and United Arab Emirates. It has a wingspread of about half an inch.
Western Pygmy Blue Western Pygmy Blue (Brephidium exilis exilis) is one of the smallest butterflies in the world and is the smallest in North America. This one is feeding on Alkali Heliotrope close to Kings Pool at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Nevada, United States. Ramsar site no. 347. Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge,Brephidium exilis,Brephidium exilis exilis,Geotagged,Kings Pool,Nevada,Ramsar wetland,Spring,United States,Western Pygmy Blue

Naming

*''Brephidium exilis exilis''
⤷ ''Brephidium exilis isophthalma''

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyLycaenidae
GenusBrephidium
SpeciesB. exilis