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Arrowhead Blue Glaucopsyche piasus

 


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Family: Lycaenidae, Gossamer-wing Butterflies view all from this family



Description The Arrowhead Blue (Glaucopsyche piasus) is a western North American butterfly of the family Lycaenidae. It is a locally common butterfly that favors prairie, open woodland, and woodland edges and trails.


Dimensions 1-1 1/4" (25-32 mm).


Habitat Alpine & subalpine habitats, Canyons & caves, Meadows & fields.


Range Southwest, Plains, Western Canada, California, Rocky Mountains, Northwest.


 

 

 

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