Silvery Blue

Glaucopsyche lygdamus

Genus Glaucopsyche
Subfamily Blues
Family Gossamer-wings
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Occurrence   Most of MA, though absent from Dukes, Nantucket and Plymouth
Abundance Rare to uncommon
Flight Period Early May to late June
Notes
Overwintering Pupa
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Silvery Blue

Photo by Erik Nielsen - 6/1/2002
Stow

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Silvery Blue

Photo by Erik Nielsen - 6/1/2002
Stow

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Silvery Blue

Photo by Erik Nielsen - 6/1/2002
Stow

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Silvery Blue

Photo by Tom Murray - 5/23/2004
Delaney WMA, Stow

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Silvery Blue

Photo by Tom Murray - 5/17/2004
Delaney WMA, Stow

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Silvery Blue

Photo by Tom Murray - 5/17/2004
Delaney WMA, Stow

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Silvery Blue

Photo by Frank Model - 6/18/2007
Whitefield, NH
Female

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Silvery Blue

Photo by Frank Model - 6/18/2007
Pontook Dam, Dummer, NH
Ovipositing Female

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Silvery Blue

Photo by Frank Model - 6/4/2006
Saratoga, NY
Female

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Silvery Blue

Photo by Frank Model - 6/7/2007
Moran Wildlife Management Area, Windsor
Male

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Silvery Blue

Photo by Frank Model - 5/28/2006
Delaney WMA, Stow
Male

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Silvery Blue

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 6/16/2006
Moran Wildlife Management Area, Windsor

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