Plebejus saepiolus hilda - 'Hilda' Greenish Blue
Plebejus saepiolus hilda - 'Hilda' Greenish Blue. Bluff Lake Meadow, near Big Bear, June 27, 2006.
Plebejus saepiolus hilda - 'Hilda' Greenish Blue
Male 'Hilda' Blue. All these photos are from the same hike.
Plebejus saepiolus hilda - 'Hilda' Greenish Blue
Female Plebejus saepiolus hilda.
Plebejus saepiolus hilda - 'Hilda' Greenish Blue
On the underside, females have a kind of bronze sheen while males are more silver or light gray. It's more obvious in person. This is a female Hilda Blue.
Plebejus saepiolus hilda - 'Hilda' Greenish Blue
Ventral of a male 'Hilda' Greenish Blue.

©Dennis Walker