Neotropical Butterflies

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 Post subject: Butterflies of Trinidad 4 - Two Blues
PostPosted: Thu May 01, 2014 4:51 am 

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In April 2014 I spent several days in Trinidad, based at the Asa Wright Nature Centre, and visiting other locations in the northern range.

The primary purpose of the visit was bird-watching, but although it was the dry season and insects were few and far between, I did photograph some butterflies.

I have confidently identified some of them, but would like to post some photos on this forum to check tentative identities or to seek help with those I'm unable to identify.

I thought I would do this as a series of postings, each with a small number of species.

I would like to express my thanks to anyone able to respond to my postings.

I've tentatively identified these butterflies as

top photo = Hemiargus hanno (Hanno Blue) and
second photo = Leptotes cassius (Cassius Blue)

but would appreciate confirmation or correction. Thanks

Hanno Blue IMG_4333 (1024x1024).jpg
Hanno Blue IMG_4333 (1024x1024).jpg [ 250.67 KB | Viewed 463 times ]
Cassius Blue qu IMG_3501 (1024x1024).jpg
Cassius Blue qu IMG_3501 (1024x1024).jpg [ 201.69 KB | Viewed 465 times ]
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