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Spring azure
Celastrina ladon

Spring azure

Type of Insect: butterfly
Size: small
Overall Color: pale blue to white
Larval Foods: flowers of many plants
Adult Foods:
Larval Type: caterpillar
status: common
Description: highly variable, ranging from blue to brownish to almost white, found throughout the U.S.

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Class: Hexapoda (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (butterflies,moths)
Family: 03 Lycaenidae (harvesters,coppers,blues,hairstreaks)
SubFamily: 03 Polyommatinae (blues)
Genus: Celastrina
Species: ladon

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