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Subfamily Polyommatinae - Blues

Perched on a bud - Celastrina neglecta Arrowhead Blue - Glaucopsyche piasus Karner Blue - Plebejus melissa - male - female Hemiargus ceraunus? - Hemiargus ceraunus - female blue9640 - Celastrina neglecta - male Tailed Blue? - Cupido comyntas Which Celestrina sp.? - Celastrina neglecta Blues - Plebejus icarioides
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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)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Often considered as a tribe - "Polyommatini" - under a broader concept of subfamily Lycaeninae, which also incudes Blues, Hairstreaks, and other groups as just tribes.
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