Coppers, Hairstreaks  & Blues

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Photo of an American Copper butterfly

American

Copper 

Lycaena phlaeas

Close-up image of Gorgon Copper butterfly

Gorgon

Copper

Tharsalea gorgon

Photo of a Mariposa Copper butterfly

Mariposa

Copper

Tharsalea mariposa

Photo of a Behr's Hairstreak butterfly

Behr's

Hairstreak

Satyrium behrii

Photo of a Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak butterfly

Mountain Mahogany

Hairstreak

Satyrium tetra

Photo of a Cedar Hairstreak butterfly

Cedar

Hairstreak

Callophrys gryneus

Color photo of Hoary Elfin butterfly

Hoary

Elfin

Callophrys polios

Photo of a Silvery Blue butterfly

Silvery

Blue

Glaucopsyche lygdamus

Photo of a Columbian Blue butterfly

Columbian

Blue

Euphilotes columbiae

Photo of a Western Tailed Blue butterfly

Western Tailed

Blue

Cupido amyntula

Close-up image of Lupine Blue butterfly

Lupine

Blue

Icaricia lupini

Close-up image of Mormon Metalmark butterfly

Mormon

Metalmark

Apodemia mormo

Photo of a Lustrous Copper butterfly

Lustrous

Copper

Lycaena cupreus

Photo of a Ruddy Copper butterfly

Ruddy

Copper

Tharsalea rubidus

Photo of a Golden Hairstreak butterfly

Golden

Hairstreak

Habrodais grunus

Close-up photo of adult California Hairstreak butterfly

California

Hairstreak

Satyrium californica

Photo of a Hedgerow Hairstreak butterfly

Hedgerow

Hairstreak

Satyrium saepium

Photo of a Thicket Hairstreak butterfly

Thicket

Hairstreak

Callophrys spinetorum

Photo of a Western Pine Elfin butterfly

Western Pine

Elfin

Callophrys eryphon

Close-up photo of live Summit Blue butterfly

Summit

Blue

Euphilotes glaucon

Photo of a Ancilla Blue butterfly

Ancilla

Blue

Euphilotes ancilla

Photo of a Greenish Blue butterfly

Greenish

Blue

Icaricia saepiolus

Close-up image of Northern Blue butterfly

Northern

Blue

Plebejus idas

Photo of a Tailed Copper butterfly

Tailed

Copper

Tharsalea arota

Close-up image of Blue Copper butterfly

Blue

Copper

Tharsalea heteronea

Photo of a Great Purple Hairstreak butterfly

Great Purple

Hairstreak

Atlides halesus

Photo of a Sylvan Hairstreak butterfly

Sylvan

Hairstreak

Satyrium sylvinus

Photo of a Western Green Hairstreak butterfly

Western Green

Hairstreak

Callophrys affinis

Photo of a Johnson's Hairstreak butterfly

Johnson's

Hairstreak

Callophrys johnsoni

Photo of a Gray Hairstreak butterfly

Gray

Hairstreak

Strymon melinus

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Cascadia

Blue

Euphilotes heracleoides

Photo of a Leona's Little Blue butterfly

Leona's

Blue

Philotiella leona

Close-up image of Boisduval's Blue butterfly

Boisduval's

Blue

Icaricia icarioides

Photo of a Anna's Blue butterfly

Anna's

Blue

Plebejus anna

Photo of an Edith's Copper butterfly

Edith's

Copper

Tharsalea editha​

Photo of a Purplish Copper butterfly

Purplish

Copper

Tharsalea helloides

Photo of a Sooty Hairstreak butterfly

Sooty

Hairstreak

Satyrium fuliginosa

Photo of a Coral Hairstreak butterfly

Coral

Hairstreak

Satyrium titus

Photo of a Bramble Hairstreak butterfly

Bramble

Hairstreak

Callophrys dumetorum

Photo of a Brown Elfin butterfly

Brown

Elfin

Callophrys augustinus

Photo of a Spring Azure butterfly

Echo

Azure

Celastrina echo

Photo of a Bauer's Blue butterfly

Bauer's

Blue

Euphilotes baueri

Photo of a Western Pygmy Blue butterfly

Western Pygmy

Blue

Brephidium exilis

Photo of a Shasta Blue butterfly

Shasta

Blue

Icaricia shasta

Photo of a Melissa's Blue butterfly

Melissa's

Blue

Plebejus melissa

Close-up image of Great Copper butterfly

Great

Copper

Tharsalea xanthoides

Photo of a Lilac-bordered Copper butterfly

Lilac-bordered

Copper

Tharsalea nivalis

Photo of a Half-moon Hairstreak butterfly

Half-moon

Hairstreak

Satyrium semiluna

Color photo of Gold-hunter's Hairstreak butterfly

Gold-hunter's

Hairstreak

Satyrium auretorum

Photo of a Sheridan's Hairstreak butterfly

Sheridan's

Hairstreak

Callophrys sheridanii

Photo of a Moss's Elfin butterfly

Moss's

Elfin

Callophrys mossii

Photo of an Arrowhead Blue butterfly

Arrowhead

Blue

Glaucopsyche piasus

Photo of a Pacific Dotted Blue butterfly

Pacific Dotted

Blue

Euphilotes enoptes

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Eastern Tailed

Blue

Cupido comyntas

Color photo of Acmon Blue butterfly

Acmon

Blue

Icaricia acmon

Close-up image of Sierra Nevada Blue butterfly

Sierra Nevada

Blue

Agriades podarce