Plebejus saepiolus

San Gabriel Mountains Blue
(Plebejus saepiolus aureolus)

syn. -


USA: California

local name:

San Gabriel Mountains Blue - USA

size: (?)

extinction date: (?)

This subspecies is now considered as extinct.

Island Blue
(Plebejus saepiolus insulanus)

syn. -


Canada: Vancouver Island / British Columbia

local name:

Island Blue - Canada

size: ca. 2,8 cm (Wingspan)

extinction date: last seen in 1979

The Island Blue inhabited only the east-side of Vancouver Island. It lived only in areas with native clover, because the caterpillars of this butterfly required these native clover for food.