Blue butterflies

Thomas, Tony tthomas at
Tue May 29 08:33:20 EDT 2001

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> Hi, 
> I was on Monhegan Island in Maine over the weekend and observed a number
> of 
> small seemingly one color pale blue butterflies that I can not identify
> from 
> my Peterson guide. Can you help? 
> Thanks 
> Tony
Assuming they were not Spring Azures of some sort, then they were probably
Bluish Spring Moths (Lomographa semiclarata). These are day-fliers and are
currently common in New Brunswick.

Tony T.

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