Butterfly ID please

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Butterfly ID please

Postby stan maddams » Fri May 24, 2013 12:09 pm

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

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butterfly by Neptuno.Photography, on Flickr
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Re: Butterfly ID please

Postby Jeroen Speybroeck » Fri May 24, 2013 12:23 pm

A Plebejus species, I'd say, but I know nearly nothing about Turkish leps.

Plant looks like Lavandula stoechas ;)
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Re: Butterfly ID please

Postby stan maddams » Sat May 25, 2013 7:11 am

Thanks

Another suggestion i have had is Plebejus idas

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Re: Butterfly ID please

Postby Markus Gebel » Mon May 27, 2013 8:48 am

I confirm the determination of Michael Glaß. The picture shows a female 'Plebeius loewii'!

Congrats

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Re: Butterfly ID please

Postby stan maddams » Mon May 27, 2013 9:12 am

thanks guys

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