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Alpine Argus

(Albulina orbitulus)

 

Female 22/07/03 Swiss Alps

 

 

 

 

Female 22/07/03 Swiss Alps

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Female 22/07/03 Swiss Alps

The Alpine Argus has a very distinctive underside to the hindwing with the elongate white blobs devoid of any black markings. This tired female was the only butterfly I saw at around 2300m. I look forward one day to finding a nice, bright blue male!

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