Ceraunus Blue Butterfly (Hemiargus ceraunus)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Ceraunus Blue Butterfly (Hemiargus ceraunus)

Listed as federally threatened because of their similar appearance to the Miami blue, an endangered butterfly.

Learn: http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/wildflower/completebutterflydata.asp?id=25

Range: http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species/Hemiargus-ceraunus?quicktabs_8=0#quicktabs-8

Larval host: hairy indigo (Indigofera hirsuta), creeping indigo (Indigofera spicata), partridge pea (Cassia fasciculata),

Shown on Florida Native Plant: ASTER (Symphyotrichum spp.)

My take: http://web.archive.org/web/20140726015500/http://www.beautifulwildlifegarden.com/yellow-and-blue-make-beauty-in-the-garden.html


1 comment
  1. Rainbows, hope, and butterfly’s spring from the better part of our world…The butterfly photo is very special.

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