Reakirt's Blue Butterfly

Reakirt's Blue  Butterfly
Hemiargus isola

Reakirt's Blue  Butterfly
Female

Order: Lepidoptera

Size: approx 1 in.

Date: 2000

Other names: Solitary Blue

Notes: The host plants are the legumes, including mesquite, indigos and ornamental acacias. The males are lilac blue; females are dusky with a bluish interior.