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Brephidium exilis thompsoni / Pigmy Blue (Carpenter & Lewis 1943)

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LYCAENIDAE Color Plate

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Endemic to the Cayman Islands

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© Justin Uzzell
Collection: Joanne Ross
Plate 13 # 43 p.127


Ants will cultivate the caterpillars on the host plants
who will in turn offer them a sweet secretion excreted from a special gland.

© Richard Ground
© Richard Ground
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