Canary Blue Butterfly Cyclyrius webbianus

Canary Blue butterfly
Canary Blue butterfly
The Canary Blue is a small butterfly endemic to the Canary Islands.
Canary Blue butterfly pair
Canary Blue butterfly pair
Canary Blue butterfly pair
The female has a golden-bronze topside with a little blue by the body; the darker male has much more blue on the topside, increasing in colour nearer the body.
Canary Blue butterflies
Canary Blue butterfly
Canary Blue butterfly
Undersides for both are similar, with white webbed lines and one thick white line with a tooth-shaped bulge and 1-2 "eye-spots".
Canary Blue butterfly laying eggs The female depositing her eggs
Canary Blue butterfly
Canary Blue butterfly