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Butterfly ID please

PostPosted: Fri May 24, 2013 12:09 pm
by stan maddams
This was shot in Turkey last week. I think it a member of the blue family but cant tie down which, so any help appreciated

Stan

Image
butterfly by Neptuno.Photography, on Flickr

Re: Butterfly ID please

PostPosted: Fri May 24, 2013 12:23 pm
by Jeroen Speybroeck
A Plebejus species, I'd say, but I know nearly nothing about Turkish leps.

Plant looks like Lavandula stoechas ;)

Re: Butterfly ID please

PostPosted: Sat May 25, 2013 7:11 am
by stan maddams
Thanks

Another suggestion i have had is Plebejus idas

Stan

Re: Butterfly ID please

PostPosted: Mon May 27, 2013 8:48 am
by Markus Gebel
I confirm the determination of Michael GlaƟ. The picture shows a female 'Plebeius loewii'!

Congrats

best wishes
Markus Gebel

Re: Butterfly ID please

PostPosted: Mon May 27, 2013 9:12 am
by stan maddams
thanks guys

Stan