Silver-studded Blue (Plebejus Argus) Male on Sorrel at Thursley Common
This tiny blue species has been the cause of much controversy over the years, due to huge variations in both its colouration and its habitat. The differences can be so great that experts have argued over whether some belong to sub-species or all are one species. One factor helpful in finding Silver-studded blues is that they usually favour feeding on Sorrel. so knowing the whereabout of such plants can direct you to them.More pictures of Thursley by Alan Whitehead...
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