A female Plebejus saepiolus aehaja, the Greenish Blue, from Big Meadow in the Sierras. July 19, 2012.
Another brown female from the same meadow.
I first found the Greenish Blue, Plebejus saepiolus aehaja, a few years earlier in a wet meadow off the Sherman Pass Road on July 20, 2008. This is a male.
A female Greenish Blue in the same meadow. The ventral side of females is a touch browner than males; it is more obvious in person.
A male aehaja in the same meadow, July 20, 2008.
This female Greenish Blue has aberrant spotting. July 20, 2008.