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Cyclargus ammon erembis / Cayman Lucas Blue (Nabokov 1948)

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LYCAENIDAE Color Plate

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Endemic to the Cayman Islands


© Justin Uzzell
Collection: Joanne Ross GC

Plate 13 # 25 p.128

 Female at rest ©Richard Ground
©Richard Ground

 Cyclargus ammon erembis
©Richard Ground
Dr Askew P.84 lists this sublpecies as endemic to the Cayman Islands
partly because of its bold pattern on the underside, size and overall darker colour.

Can you see the difference?
Hemiargus hanno filenus on the Left and
Leptotes cassius theonus on the right Leptotes cassius theonus

Hemiargus hanno filenus Leptotes cassius theonus

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