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Chalkhill Blue

Photograph by: 
Peter Orchard

A butterfly that prefers sunny chalk and limestone hillsides. The males are quite large and a silvery-blue colouring with black markings.


Common Name Chalkhill Blue
Scientific Name Lysandra coridon
Species Group Lycaenid Butterflies Blues and Hairstreaks
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Lycaenid Butterflies Blues and Hairstreaks