Butterfly - Common Blue
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Taken at Claddach, Islay on 14th July 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode




 



Taken at Gullane on 8th July 2018 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.
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Female
Taken at St. Bees Head on 7th August 2010 with
Nikon D40X
with Nikon 300 mm zoom lens.
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Underside
Taken at Aberlady on 26th August 2012 with Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.

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Butterfly - Common Blue.
Scientific Name:
Order:
Family:
Polyommatus icarus.
Lepidoptera.
Lycaenidae.
Food:
Wingspan:
Male:
Female:

Underwing:

Flies/Found:
Caterpillar:
Bird's FootTrefoil and other members of the Pea family.
32 mm
Blue, tinged with violet.

Upperwings are brown with orange spots and
violet blue at the the wing base.
Both sexes are grey brown with orange
and black, white-ringed spots
.
April October
Small, pale green with yellow stripes.