Brephidium exilis, flying around Saltbush at Scissors Crossing. September 28, 2013.
A Western Pygmy Blue, Brephidium exilis, from Malibu Creek, September 15, 2005. These are tiny - the smallest butterfly in North America. An easy place to find them is around Saltbush at Bolsa Chica in Orange County.
Western Pygmy Blue from Yaqui Well, Anza-Borrego, on October 13, 2005.
Another ventral of the Western Pygmy Blue from Glendora Ridge Road in the San Gabriels. August 13, 2005.