Osiris blue - Cupido osiris

 

Family: Lycaenidae.

Flight Time: May - July

Size: mm

Altitude: 500-1800m

 
Similar to the other Cupido species. Male upper violet blue with sharply defined black borders.

This photo is courtesy of Mark Ogden, in Bulgaria 2006.

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Osiris blue distribution.

 

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