Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)

Widespread, common, and highly variable with many named subspecies in western North America.
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
14 May 2015

Two Boisduval's Blues on their caterpillar food plant, Lupinus sp.


Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Whaley Draw, Missoula Co., MT
30 May 2016

Three Boisduval's Blues take salts and moisture from mud.


Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Swamp Creek, Powell Co., MT
19 July 2013

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
15 July 2013
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
26 May 2016

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Skyline Trail above Paradise, Mt. Rainier, WA
#1565
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Skyline Trail above Paradise, Mt. Rainier, WA
9 Aug 2004
#1523

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Males:
Left: Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides montis); Right: Anna's Blue (P. anna ricei)
Skyline Trail above Paradise, Mt. Rainier, WA
9 Aug 2004
#1457

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Male
Boisduval's Blue
(Plebejus icarioides montis)
Reflection Lakes, Mt. Rainier, WA
10 Aug 2004
#1711
Female
Probably Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides montis)
Skyline Trail above Paradise
Mt. Rainier, WA
9 Aug 2004
#1385

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides montis)
Skyline Trail above Paradise, Mt. Rainier, WA
9 Aug 2004
#1560
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides montis), male
Skyline Trail above Paradise, Mt. Rainier, WA
9 Aug 2004
#1563

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides montis)
Roadside 3km SW of Paradise, Mt. Rainier, WA
#1681
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides montis)
Roadside 3km SW of Paradise, Mt. Rainier, WA
#1657

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Male
'Albihalos' Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides albihalos)
Campito Hill, White Mts, CA
18 July 2007
Male
'Albihalos' Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides albihalos)
Campito Hill, White Mts, CA
18 July 2007

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides albihalos)
Female
'Albihalos' Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides albihalos)
Campito Hill, White Mts, CA
18 July 2007
Female
'Albihalos' Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides albihalos)
Campito Hill, White Mts, CA
18 July 2007

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides fulla) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides fulla)
Male
'Fulla' Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides fulla)
Sonora Pass, CA
12 July 2007

'Fulla' Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides fulla)
Sonora Pass, CA
12 July 2007

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides fulla) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides fulla)
'Fulla' Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides fulla)
Sonora Pass, CA
12 July 2007
'Fulla' Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides fulla)
Sonora Pass, CA
12 July 2007

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Little Antelope Valley Pack Stn Rd, Mono Co., CA
12 July 2007
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Carson Pass, Alpine Co., CA
13 July 2007

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Carson Pass, Alpine Co., CA
13 July 2007
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Carson Pass, Alpine Co., CA
13 July 2007

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Carson Pass, Alpine Co., CA
13 July 2007
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Carson Pass, Alpine Co., CA
13 July 2007

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Fresno Dome, Madera Co., CA
10 July 2007
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Fresno Dome, Madera Co., CA
10 July 2007


Below are Utah Boisduval's Blues.
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Wasatch Mountains State Park, Wasatch Co., UT
14 July 2014
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Wasatch Mountains State Park, Wasatch Co., UT
14 July 2014

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Francis Peak, UT
16 July 2014
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Wasatch Mountains State Park, Wasatch Co., UT
16 July 2014


Below are western Montana Boisduval's Blues.
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
19 May 2014
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
19 May 2014

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
19 May 2014

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
19 May 2014
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
20 May 2014

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
25 May 2014

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
25 May 2014
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
28 May 2014

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
28 May 2014
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
4 June 2014

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
4 June 2014
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
4 June 2014

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
5 June 2014
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
5 June 2014

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
10 June 2014
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
10 June 2014

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
5 June 2014
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
30 June 2014

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
30 June 2014
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
30 June 2014

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
30 June 2014
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
2 July 2014

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
2 July 2014
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
2 July 2014

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
2 July 2014
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
2 July 2014

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Davis Creek, Missoula Co., MT
3 July 2014
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
10 July 2014

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
30 Apr 2015
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
30 Apr 2015

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
10 May 2015
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
10 May 2015

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
14 May 2015

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
18 May 2015

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
10 May 2015

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Woodchuck Creek, Missoula Co., MT
12 June 2015
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
26 June 2015

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Davis Creek, Missoula Co., MT
1 July 2015
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Davis Creek, Missoula Co., MT
1 July 2015

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) #4339
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
3 June 2016

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) #4666
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Highwood Creek, Chouteau Co., MT
8 June 2016

#4609
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Highwood Creek, Chouteau Co., MT
8 June 2016
#4666
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Highwood Creek, Chouteau Co., MT
8 June 2016

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) #2288
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Lemhi Pass, MT
10 July 2014

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
#2205
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Lemhi Pass, MT
10 July 2014
#7181
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Red Rock Lakes NWR, Beaverhead Co., MT
14 June 2015

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) #7175
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Red Rock Lakes NWR, Beaverhead Co., MT
14 June 2015

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Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)#7322
Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Red Rock Lakes NWR, Beaverhead Co., MT
14 June 2015

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
4 June 2014

Puddle party of Boisduval's Blues


Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides) Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Near Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
4 June 2014

Puddle party of Boisduval's Blues



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