Greenish Blue (Plebejus saepiolus)

Greenish Blue ( Plebejus saepiolus )

Matagami, QC 2018/07/04

Greenish Blue ( Plebejus saepiolus )

Male - Amos, QC 2018/07/09

Greenish Blue ( Plebejus saepiolus )

Female - Chapleau, ON 2016/06/21

Greenish Blue (Plebejus saepiolus)

Male - Bowker, ON 2016/06/24

Member of Family: Lycaenidae

French common name: Bleu verdâtre

This is a common species in Northern Ontario. There are some old records from Algonquin and South Western Quebec, but it seems that this species has retreated Northward about midway through the last century.

To see where this butterfly has been reported, visit: The Ontario Butterfly Atlas Online

For more info on this species, visit the Butterflies of Canada (en français)