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Ant-tended Spring Azure 2 - Celastrina

Ant-tended Spring Azure 2 - Celastrina
Middlesex Fells Reservation, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
June 8, 2011
Size: approx. 15 mm
Tended by a carpenter ant, feeding on the flowers of a Mapleleaf viburnum. Wagner mentions that viburnum is the favorite of subspecies C. ladon ladon, but that the coloring is variable. Across the path from the other individual submitted from the same date. Any expert help would be appreciated.

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Moved from Spring Azure.

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