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Common Blue Butterfly

A female common blue buttefly, Polyommatus icarus (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae).  The females of this species have much less blue on them than the males do.

Photos taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading, University grounds, Reading, UK on 2009-07-22.

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