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Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767)
PEA BLUE
Long-Tailed Blue; Long-tailed Pea-blue; Papilio damoetes Fabricius, 1775; Papilio boeticus Linnaeus, 1767; Bean butterfly

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Long-tailed blue - Lampides boeticus

Long tailed blue

Family: Lycaenidae.

Flight Time: Feb - Nov.

Size: 30-36mm

Altitude: 0-2700m

 

A widespread European species, including the Canaries. As they are strong migrants they fly rapidly and don't settle for as long as would be nice for photography.

The intricate underside pattern is similar to Lang's short-tailed blue, Leptotes pirithous . But has a prominent white band.

Long tailed blue

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Long-tailed blue distribution

 

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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Arthropoda  
 Class Insecta  
 Order Lepidoptera  
 Family Lycaenidae  
 Genus Lampides  
  Lampides boeticus    (Linnaeus, 1767) 
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Citation: Shirozu & Ueda, 1992.- Linnaeus, 1767, Systema Naturae per Regna tria Naturae, 789.
Name Code: 345747
  
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Lampides boeticus
Lampides boeticus
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Long-tailed Blue
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