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Jun 7, 2014 2:26 PM

Female Common Blue or Northern Brown Argus? ID please.

IMG_2074.JPGSeen at Smardale Gill, Cumbria on 6.6.2014

  • Hi Sarah

    The brown arguses don't have any blue so I would rule them out.

    However I am slightly perplexed because on the common blue I would expect to be able to see an additional spot on the front underwing.


    The only other one I can think which is vaguely 'right' would be a male silver studded blue (Plebejus argus), but you're way too far north ...


    My guess is a female common blue, perhaps a slight aberration, but prepared to be corrected :)



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