Desert Buckwheat Blue
Euphilotes pallescens emmeli
Male Eclosure

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Male Emerging from pupa
Male emerging

inflating wings

inflating wings

inflating wings

inflating wings

drying wings

Photo Details - ©Nicky Davis
Les & Nicky Davis, Jacque Wolfe and Jack Harry located larvae near Little Flat Top, Emery County, Utah - 12 September 2011
Elevation -  5025 Feet

It has been  reported that this subspecies is associated with ants and many of the host plant in this area were in ant beds and the ants were all over the plant. 

Host Plant
Sand Buckwheat - Eriogonum leptocladon

Little Flat Top

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