Western Pygmy Blue
Location:  Mount Washington, Los Angeles, California
June 24, 2014 5:00 PM
While taking some images of the California Harvester Ants, we noticed a butterfly so small it could only be a Western Pygmy Blue.  Our images are not as nice as Anna’s are, but they do document this lovely diminutive butterfly in Mount Washington.

Western Pygmy Blue

Western Pygmy Blue

The Western Pygmy Blue is the smallest butterfly in North America.

Western Pygmy Blue

Western Pygmy Blue

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Location: Mount Washington, Los Angeles, California

One Response to Western Pygmy Blue in Mount Washington

  1. Richard says:

    They are so tiny. You have to be out there to even see them. They like tumbleweeds.
    Usually, when i see them, it means go home old fool.

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