Cassius blue butterfly

This butterfly is part of Captain GC Woodward’s collection of butterflies that was donated to the Museum by his wife in his memory in 1955. This cassius blue was collected in Argentina.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Natural History
Collection Class
Collection Area Region
South America
Collector Excavator
Woodward, Captain George Calthorpe (from the collection of)
Common Name
cassius blue butterfly
Simple Name
insect: butterfly

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LYCAENIDAE: Leptotes cassius (Cramer, 1775): Cassius blue