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Subfamily Polyommatinae - Blues

Glaucopsyche lygdamus - female Blue - Plebejus lupini Acmon Blue - Plebejus acmon Eastern Tailed-Blue - Lateral - Cupido comyntas - male Spring Azure? - Cupido comyntas Veined or Acmon Blue - Plebejus acmon - female Plebejus lupini monticola group - Plebejus lupini - male Marine Blue? - Echinargus isola
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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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