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Glaucopsyche melanops M 1.jpg
Glaucopsyche melanops
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Subfamily: Polyommatinae
Tribe: Polyommatini
Genus: Glaucopsyche
Scudder, 1872

Apelles Hemming, 1931
Bajluana Korshunov & Ivonin, 1990
Phaedrotes Scudder, 1876

Glaucopsyche, commonly called blues, is a Nearctic genus of butterfly in the family Lycaenidae, found mainly in Palearctic Asia. For other species called "blues" see subfamily Polyommatinae and genus Plebejus.



  1. ^ Glaucopsyche at Markku Savela's website on Lepidoptera
  2. ^ LepIndex: synonymic list for superfamily Papilionoidea family Lycaenidae; subfamily Polyommatinae

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