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Small blue butterfly

Posted by NB_2009 7a-Long Island, NY (My Page) on
Sat, Jul 19, 14 at 19:12

Wondering if someone can identify this small blue butterfly I found in my garden. I'm in Sufffolk county NY if that helps. Thanks.

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RE: Small blue butterfly

Has the distinct posture and form of a moth, facing down, perhaps a tortrix moth.

Rotating the image to the left emphasizes this.

I'll await other opinions before researching the ID further.

RE: Small blue butterfly

I looked at quite a few moths, all I can come up with is most likely a noctuid moth rather than a tortrix. Odd little moth, cannot find a pattern match for ID.

But I did find the ID for someone else's moth while looking for yours!

RE: Small blue butterfly

A beautiful photo.

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