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Blue banded salamis

Blue banded salamis
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Copyright: MIKE WNR (drmw) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 15 W: 0 N: 98] (1192)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2003-10
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 60D, Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-02-15 1:02
Viewed: 6584
Points: 4
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Blue banded salamis.

Known variously in the past as :

Salamis cytora
Junonia cytora
and now following newer taxanomical discussions as ...Protogoniamorpha cytora.

A Nymphalid. Afro-tropical sps. One of the "mother of pearls." tends not to visit flowers but damp patches.

This one photographed in Bobiri national reserve Ghana.

For underwing appearance see my previously publisshed picture.

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  • gannu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 988 W: 4 N: 3277] (14761)
  • [2008-02-16 9:07]

Mike, Lovely color and excellent view. Ganesh

Hi Mike,

very nice butterfly, I like a lot its extraordinary colors.

Well done!


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