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 Quebec. There are some old records from South Western Quebec, but it seems to have retreated Northward more recently. The female sometimes appears more brown than the individual shown at lower left.

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