SUMMER AZURE

Celastrina neglecta

A widespread and common summer butterfly.  Very similar to Spring Azure, in fact this species has only been recognized as a distinct species since 1995.  The ventral surface of the wings are usually light gray-blue with a variety of darker, variable markings.  The upper surface of both males and females are bright blue with females having wider dark borders.

Adult - ventral


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Adult - ventral


Adult - dorsal


Egg


Caterpillar