Lysandra coridon asturiensis

Chalk Hill (Asturian) Blue


by Matt Rowlings

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Huesca, N Spain, August 2003

Blue female of the form syngraphoides. Females of coridon are only rarely blue but in subspecies asturiensis they are common.

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Huesca, N Spain, August 2003

Field notes and information

The subspecies of chalk hill blue from northwest Spain.

Identification & Similar species: This subspecies is bright blue and usually small.

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Huesca, N Spain, August 2003

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