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Arctic Blue
Agriades glandon

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Great Purple Hairstreak
Atlides halesus

The Great Purple Hairstreak (Atlides halesus), also called the great blue hairstreak, is a common No… read more

Western Pygmy-Blue
Brephidium exile

The Western Pygmy Blue (Brephidium exilis or Brephidium exile) is one of the smallest butterflies in… read more

Eastern Pygmy-Blue
Brephidium isophthalma

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Brown Elfin
Callophrys augustinus

The Brown Elfin (Callophrys augustinus) is butterfly of the Lycaenidae family. It is found in from N… read more

Bramble Hairstreak
Callophrys dumetorum

The Coastal Green Hairstreak, Bramble Green Hairstreak, or Bluish Green Hairstreak (Callophrys dumet… read more

Western Pine Elfin
Callophrys eryphon

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Juniper Hairstreak
Callophrys gryneus

The Juniper Hairstreak (Callophrys gryneus) is a butterfly native to North America. It belongs in t… read more

Henry's Elfin
Callophrys henrici

Henry's Elfin (Callophrys henrici, sometimes called the Woodland Elfin) is a North American butterfl… read more

Hessel's Hairstreak
Callophrys hesseli

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Frosted Elfin
Callophrys irus

The Frosted Elfin (Callophrys irus) is a species of Lycaenidae that is native to North America. T… read more

Eastern Pine Elfin
Callophrys niphon

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Hoary Elfin
Callophrys polios

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Sheridan's Hairstreak
Callophrys sheridani

Callophrys sheridanii, common name Sheridan's Hairstreak and Sheridan's Green Hairstreak, is a butte… read more

Xami Hairstreak
Callophrys xami

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Red-banded Hairstreak
Calycopis cecrops

The Red-banded Hairstreak (Calycopis cecrops) is a butterfly native to the southeastern United State… read more

Dusky-blue Groundstreak
Calycopis isobeon

3/4-7/8" (19-22 mm). Small. Brown-black above; blue at bases of outer HW more prevalent in female. D… read more

Spring Azure
Celastrina ladon

The Spring Azure (Celastrina ladon) is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family. It is found in North Am… read more

Dusky Azure
Celastrina nigra

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Silver-banded Hairstreak
Chlorostrymon simaethis

The Silver-banded Hairstreak (Chlorostrymon simaethis) is a North and South American butterfly in th… read more

Clench's Greenstreak
Cyanophrys miserabilis

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Ruddy Hairstreak
Electrostrymon sangala

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Arizona Hairstreak
Erora quaderna

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Eumaeus atala

The Atala, Eumaeus atala, is a small colorful butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. It is found in sou… read more

Dotted Blue
Euphilotes enoptes

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Western Tailed-Blue
Everes amyntula

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Eastern Tailed-Blue
Everes comyntas

The Eastern Tailed-blue or Eastern Tailed Blue (Cupido comyntas), also known as Everes comyntas, is … read more

Silvery Blue
Glaucopsyche lygdamus

The Silvery Blue (Glaucopsyche lygdamus) is a small butterfly native to North America. Upperside is … read more

Arrowhead Blue
Glaucopsyche piasus

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Ceraunus Blue
Hemiargus ceraunus

The ceraunus blue butterfly, Hemiargus ceraunus is a Neotropical butterfly common in southern portio… read more

Reakirt's Blue
Hemiargus isola

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Miami Blue
Hemiargus thomasi

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Colorado Hairstreak
Hypaurotis crysalus

1 3/8-1 1/2" (35-38 mm). Large. Above, deep purple with wide dark margins and usually a few margin… read more

Cassius Blue
Leptotes cassius

The Leptotes cassius, commonly known as the Cassius Blue or Tropical Striped Blue, is a butterfly of… read more

Marine Blue
Leptotes marina

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Lotis Blue
Lycaeides idas lotis

The Lotis Blue butterfly has not been seen alive since 1983. It is only known from a few sites of a … read more

Melissa Blue
Lycaeides melissa

The Melissa Blue (Lycaeides melissa) is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family. It is found in Western… read more

Karner Blue
Lycaeides melissa samuelis

The Karner Blue, Lycaeides melissa samuelis, is a small, blue butterfly found in small areas of New … read more

Tailed Copper
Lycaena arota

The Tailed Copper (Lycaena arota) is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family. It is found from New Mexi… read more

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