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Species Euphilotes bernardino - Bernardino Blue - Hodges#4366.3

Euphilotes bernardino - male Euphilotes bernardino - female Euphilotes bernardino - female Euphilotes bernardino - female Euphilotes bernardino - male - female Square Spotted Blue on Buckwheat - Euphilotes bernardino - female Lycaenid #2 - Euphilotes bernardino - male Which 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 - Hodges#4366.3)
Hodges Number
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