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Two Blues for ID - Romania

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Old Sunday 11th July 2010, 22:18   #1
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Two Blues for ID - Romania

Please help me to ID these butterflies.
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Old Monday 12th July 2010, 12:18   #2
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Old Monday 12th July 2010, 12:41   #3
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Provencal Short-tailed for the first one and Short-tailed for the second?
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Old Monday 12th July 2010, 21:47   #4
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I would agree with that Cristian but would point out that worn Short-tailed Blue can lack a lot of the orange in the lunules you would normally see in fresh specimens so sometimes giving the appearance of Provencal Short-tailed Blue and it's not inconceivable that a first brood specimen (April to June) could be still on the wing when second brood specimens are emerging (July to August).
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Thank you very much for your interesting input, Dave.
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