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Species Celastrina echo - Echo Azure

small blue butterfly - Celastrina echo Echo Blue from the Washington Park Arboretum BioBlitz - Celastrina echo - female spring azure? - Celastrina echo Aricia? Glaucopsyche? - Celastrina echo Another blue from the Sierras - Celastrina echo Moth - Celastrina echo Blue Butterfly - Marin County - Celastrina echo Unknown butterfly - Celastrina echo
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Classification
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 Celastrina (Azures)
Species echo (Echo Azure)
Range
Western United States west from Great Plains; southwestern Canada; and northern Mexico.
Remarks
Most western Azures have been classified as belonging to this species name. Where this species and more easterly ranging species meet, and how to tell them apart is not well presented in literature as of yet.
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