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Atala butterfly

Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae - - 3 species in 3 genera (out of 600 species worldwide - second most speciose)
Subfamily: Polyommatinae – blues

Species on page:

+ Western pygmy-blue (Brephidium exilis)
+ Melissa blue (Plebejus melissa)
+ Atala (Eumaeus atala) or coontie hairstreak - separate page

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Western pygmy-blue (Brephidium exilis)

Western pygmy-blue (Brephidium exilis)
Family: Lycaenidae (gossamer-winged butterflies )
Alviso 2019
Don Edwards National Shoreline
October 19, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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Western pygmy-blue (Brephidium exilis)
Family: Lycaenidae (gossamer-winged butterflies )
Alviso 2019
Don Edwards National Shoreline
October 19, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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Western pygmy-blue (Brephidium exilis)
Family: Lycaenidae (gossamer-winged butterflies )
Alviso 2019
Don Edwards National Shoreline
October 19, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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Melissa blue (Plebejus melissa)

Melissa

butterfly
Melissa blue (Plebejus melissa)
Family: Lycaenidae

Week 7 to 8 transition
Lake Winnamucca
July 30, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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Related photo pages

ball Owl butterfly
ball Alfalfa butterfly
ball Glasswing butterfly
ball White peacock butterfly
ball Spanish moth
ball Silkworms
ball Sphinx moths
ball California oak moth
ball Monarch butterflies

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Last modified: October 24, 2019
Created: October 24, 2019 (from atala.html)
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