Glaucopsyche alexis

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Glaucopsyche alexis
Butterfly Green-underside Blue - Glaucopsyche alexis 01.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Glaucopsyche
Subgenus: Glaucopsyche
Species: G. alexis
Binomial name
Glaucopsyche alexis
Poda, 1761
Lycaenidae - Glaucopsyche alexis.JPG

Glaucopsyche alexis, the green-underside blue, is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family. It is found in the Palearctic.

The butterfly flies from April to July depending on the location, lingering in warm, lush meadows with plenty of its host plant, vetch (Vicia).

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