Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus)

Accidental in NC, this species is known only from a few records along the southern border counties. It is native and common farther south in FL and TX, which is where to shot these photos. Ceraunus Blues like to perch on the tips of stems.
Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus) Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus)
Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus)
Hidalgo Co., TX
13 Oct 2004
Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus)
Hidalgo Co., TX
13 Oct 2004

Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus) Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus)
Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus)
Miami-Dade Co., FL
9 Aug 2003
Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus)
Miami-Dade Co., FL
9 Aug 2003

Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus) Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus)
Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus)
Collier Co., FL
31 Dec 2006
Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus)
Collier Co., FL
31 Dec 2006

Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus)
Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus)
Near Onyx, Kern Co., CA
19 July 2007
Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus)
Panther NWR, Collier Co., FL
4 Mar 2017

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