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Catochrysops strabo


Catochrysops strabo
Photo Information
Copyright: Praveen G Nair (praveengnair) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 14] (221)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-03-21
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D800e, Nikkor 105 mm Macro f/2.8 D type
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-03-21 0:19
Viewed: 954
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Catochrysops strabo, the forget-me-not, is a small butterfly found in Asia that belongs to the Lycaenids or Blues family. It is found in Ceylon, India, from Sikkim to Indochina and in Sundaland, Sulawesi and the Philippines. The wingspan is 2530 mm. The larvae feed on Ougeinia dalbergioides, Schleichera trijuga and Desmodium species.

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  • Great 
  • NikosR Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 76 W: 3 N: 447] (3436)
  • [2015-03-21 10:29]

Hello Praveen

Nice macro of this lycaenid, splendid sharpness and details, nice composition and blurring BG. I think that exposure is a little bit higher.

Rgds

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-03-21 12:26]

Hi Praveen,fantastic capture of this small lycaeneide,very rare and caught in a top class composition,the quality too is absolutely perfect! Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

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