Pseudophilotes baton   Baton Blue

Pseudophilotes baton upper Pseudophilotes baton under

There were few opportunities to see butterflies as the weather was unusually cold and Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus) and Baton Blue (Pseudophilotes baton) flew together in this field. The upper wing underneath has no orange lunules in the Baton Blue and there are two little black marks on the upper wing but otherwise these two blue butterflies are quite similar.

Near Sannicandro, Gargano, Italy 25th April 2009

Added on 3rd June 2009, updated 9th June 2010

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