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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
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Family Lycaenidae - Blues, Coppers, Hairstreaks, Harvesters

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Harvester  - Feniseca tarquinius Feniseca tarquinius Harvester meets prey - Feniseca tarquinius Harvester (Feniseca tarquinius) - Feniseca tarquinius harvester butterfly - Feniseca tarquinius Feniseca tarquinius chrysalis over time - Feniseca tarquinius Harvester - Feniseca tarquinius Butterfly - Feniseca tarquinius

Copper - Lycaena heteronea Lycaenid at Old Faithful - Lycaena editha Edith's Copper - Lycaena editha - female Gorgon Copper - Lycaena gorgon American Copper (Lycaena Phlaeas - Lycaena phlaeas moth or butterfly - Lycaena heteronea - female Lycaena hyllus Lycaena helloides ? - Lycaena

Celastrina echo Veined Blue - Plebejus neurona - female Celastrina lucia - male Eastern tailed blue - Cupido comyntas Celastrina neglecta Spring Azure - Celastrina ladon Gossamer Butterfly - How can they fly with such torn wings? - Cupido comyntas Celastrina - Celastrina neglecta

Edward's Hairstreak? - Satyrium edwardsii Butterfly - Satyrium tetra - male Atala Hairstreak - Eumaeus atala Sylvan Hairstreak - Satyrium sylvinum Hairstreak - Strymon melinus - male Gray Hairstreak - Strymon melinus Unnknown hairstreak  - Strymon melinus Gray Hairstreak - Strymon melinus - female