Cyclargus ammon •
cyclargus ammon

Cyclargus ammon

Cyclargus ammon NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.

ITIS Reports — Cyclargus ammon ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

FWS Digital Media Library — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video. Cyclargus ammon, known generally as the nickerbean blue or Lucas’ blue, is a species of blue in the butterfly family Lycaenidae. It is found in the Caribbean Sea and North America. The MONA or Hodges number for Cyclargus ammon is 4358.1. Description and Similar Species: Wingspan 20-28mm. One of three very common blues – the other two being Ceraunus Blue H. ceraunus and Cassius Blue L. cassius. There are two black ocelli near the tornus of the hindwing, the innermost one of which has a large orange spot on the inner edge (the other two species just have an orange edging).

Detailed information
Full Name: nickerbean blue Butterfly (Cyclargus ammon)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Insects
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Similarity of Appearance (Threatened) 04/06/2012 Southeast Region (Region 4) Wherever found
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