Scolitantides orion - Chequered Blue

Scolitantides-orion-chequered-blue | PTKbutterflies
Scolitantides-orion-chequered-blue | PTKbutterflies
Scolitantides-orion-chequered-blue | PTKbutterflies
Scolitantides-orion-chequered-blue | PTKbutterflies
Scolitantides-orion-chequered-blue | PTKbutterflies
Scolitantides-orion-chequered-blue | PTKbutterflies
Scolitantides-orion-chequered-blue | PTKbutterflies

This small species has a variable amount of blue on the upperside, some have virtually none. 

It can be discerned from baton by the presence of a triple line of black spots on the forewing underside. The underside contrast makes it a very nice butterfly to image.