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Blues - Theclinae butterflies

Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae - 4 species in 3 genera (out of species worldwide)
Subfamily: Theclinae - hairstreaks

Species on page:

+ Golden hairstreak (Habrodais grunus)
+ Gray hairstreak (Strymon melinus)
+ Godart's Groundstreak (Calycopis calus)
+ Dusky-blue groundstreak (Calycopis isobeon) )

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Golden hairstreak (Habrodais grunus)

Golden

wunderlich

Golden hairstreak (Habrodais grunus)
Subfamily: Theclinae (Hairstreaks)
Family: Lycaenidae (gossamer-winged butterflies )
Wunderlich Park
July 4, 2020
Canon 7Dmark2
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Hairstreak

wunderlich

Golden hairstreak (Habrodais grunus)
Subfamily: Theclinae (Hairstreaks)
Family: Lycaenidae (gossamer-winged butterflies )
Wunderlich Park
July 4, 2020
Canon 7Dmark2
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Gray hairstreak (Strymon melinus)

Gray

redwood shores

Gray hairstreak (Strymon melinus)
Family: Lycaenidae (Gossamer-winged butterflies)
Strawflower ( )
Redwood Shores
August 26, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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Hair streaked gray

Laguna Seca 2020
Gray hairstreak (Strymon melinus)
Family: Lycaenidae (Gossamer-winged butterflies)
Laguna Seca Winter 2020 Bioblitz
February 29, 2020 - Leap Day
Canon 7Dmark2

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Godart's Groundstreak (Calycopis calus)

Two heads are better than one

butterfly

Godart's Groundstreak (Calycopis calus)
Family: Lycaenidae (Gossamer-winged butterflies)
Foz do iguacu
March 27, 2011
Canon Rebel T1i

This amazing butterfly has a second decoy head in the rear of its wing - complete with decoy antennae!
field guide info

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Dusky-blue groundstreak (Calycopis isobeon)

Butterfly

panama

Dusky-blue groundstreak (Calycopis isobeon)
Family: Lycaenidae (Gossamer-winged butterflies)
Gamboa
Panama
July 13, 2018
Canon 7DmarkII

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Last modified: July 7, 2020
Created: July 5, 2020 (from blues.html)
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