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Species Euphilotes bernardino - Bernardino Blue

Square Spotted Blue Mating Pair - Euphilotes bernardino - male - female Euphilotes bernardino - female Euphilotes bernardino - male - female Acmon Blue. Wrong; it's square spotted. And later to become Bernardino. - Euphilotes bernardino Square-spotted blue - non-mating pair - Euphilotes bernardino - male - female Lycaenid #2 - Euphilotes bernardino - male Bernardino Blue, Rather Worn - Euphilotes bernardino Barnardino Blue? - Euphilotes bernardino
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies and Skippers)
Family Lycaenidae (Blues, Coppers, Hairstreaks, Harvesters)
Subfamily Polyommatinae (Blues)
Genus Euphilotes
Species bernardino (Bernardino Blue)
Other Common Names
Bernardino Dotted Blue
Western AZ, So. NV, So. CA, into Baja California (Mexico)
One brood, Feb. to late Aug. (depending on elevation & host plants)
Larval food: Eriogonum spp.
Adults: nectar from Eriogonum