Northern Blue (Plebejus idas)

Northern Blue ( Plebejus idas )

Male - Finnmark, ON 2016/06/26

Northern Blue ( Plebejus idas )

Male - Finnmark, ON 2016/06/26

Northern Blue ( Plebejus idas )

Male - Kashabowie, ON 2016/06/28

Northern Blue ( Plebejus idas )

Female - Finnmark, ON 2016/06/26

Member of Family: Lycaenidae

French common name: Bleu nordique

As the name implies, this is a Northern species.

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)

(Note: the scientific name of this species has been changed since Butterflies of Canada was published)