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  AcmBlu-1680c72.jpg - Acmon Blue ( Plebejus acmon ) in Claremont Canyon Restoration Area, Oakland, CA on Aug. 28, 2016.  Photo taken by Kay Loughman. This individual was tiny, less than half the size of the butterfly in the previous pictures.  According to A.Shapiro (UCD) "Summer individuals, especially females, [of this species] may be very tiny - as small as Western Pygmy Blues."  
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Acmon Blue (Plebejus acmon) in Claremont Canyon Restoration Area, Oakland, CA on Aug. 28, 2016. Photo taken by Kay Loughman. This individual was tiny, less than half the size of the butterfly in the previous pictures. According to A.Shapiro (UCD) "Summer individuals, especially females, [of this species] may be very tiny - as small as Western Pygmy Blues."
Photographer: Kay Loughman | Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT | Date: 8/28/16, 2:10 PM | Resolution: 576 x 432 | ISO: 400 | Exp. Time: 1/400s | Aperture: 7.1 | Focal Length: 300.0mm (~486mm)
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