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A small butterfly similar in size to the Small blue, the short-tailed blue (Cupido argiades) is a member of the lycaenidae family rarely found in the UK but common across mainland Europe to as far east as Japan. Photographed in Tuscany, Italy, in April.
Model release not required. Property release not required.