6-acmonblue

by on July 20, 2012

 

 

Male acmon (or lupine) blue butterfly (Icaricia acmon/lupini) is hosted by ceonothus and California buckeye and a variety of other shrubs. Acmon's Blue and Lupine Blue butterflies are nearly impossible to identify confidently in the field. Indeed, the variation and similarity within the entire group is a puzzlement.

 

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