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Species Celastrina echo - Echo Azure - Hodges#4363.2

Echo Azure ? - Celastrina echo Genus Celastrina? - Celastrina echo Blue - Celastrina echo Raised from a caterpillar on Hollyleaf Buckthorn, Rhamnus crocea - Celastrina echo southwestern azure - Celastrina echo - female Moth - Celastrina echo Celastrina echo echo? - Celastrina echo Southwestern Azure - 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 - Hodges#4363.2)
Hodges Number
4363.2
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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