Hops Azure (Celastrina humulus)

NABA treats this as a subspecies of the Spring Azure, C. ladon.
Hops Azure (Celastrina humulus)
Four Mile Creek, Teller Co., CO
11 July 2016

I watched this female Hops Azure lay this egg on a Hops vine.

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