Spring Azure (Celastrina ladon)

Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Celastrina
Species: ladon

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Mobile, Alabama
Barling, Arkansas
Cherry Valley, Illinois
Oakland, Maryland
Wiggins, Mississippi
, Newfoundland and Labrador
Glouster, Ohio
Lampasas, Texas
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Members' Notes:

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Positive

On Nov 6, 2009, LadyAshleyR from Oakland, MD wrote:

Lovely little butterfly, highly variable in markings.
Has a spring, and summer form.

Positive

On Jul 30, 2006, Todd_Boland from St. John's, NL (Zone 5b) wrote:

One of our smallest and yet most brightly coloured butterflies. They emerge in late April and stick around until mid-June when they are replaved by the very similar summer azure. The larvae are attended to by ants. Larvae most often feed on pin cherry, blueberry and Viburnum.