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Escher's Blue/ male underside (34)
marcellr Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 208 W: 38 N: 1012] (3514)
LEPIDOPTERA, LYCAENIDAE

Polyommatus escheri (Hübner, 1823)

Common Name. Escher's Blue.

Male underside

Alpi Marittime, Parc National du Mercantour, Castérino, 1550m.


Underside. Markings are bold. It lacks the underside forewing cell spot. Underside submarginal orange marks extend to the apex of both wings. In space 3/4 of the underside hindwing there is a large white chevron that often extends beyond the post discal spots and points to somewhere just below the cell spot.

Another image of underside in WORKSHOP

Other information and upperside: here

Altered Image #1

marcellr Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 208 W: 38 N: 1012] (3514)
Escher's Blue/ male underside 2
Edited by:marcellr Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 208 W: 38 N: 1012] (3514)

Alpi Marittime, San Giacomo d’Entracque, Pra del Rasur, 1430m., 6 luglio 2007