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polyommatus icarus

polyommatus icarus
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Copyright: john vantighem (john1) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 122 W: 0 N: 439] (3410)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-07-04
Categories: Insects
Camera: Fujifilm 30exr, Sandisk Ultra II 4Gb
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-07-04 10:02
Viewed: 1658
Points: 7
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus) is a small butterfly in the family Lycaenidae, widespread over much of the Palaearctic and recently introduced[1] in eastern Canada.

The larva feeds on Leguminosae. Recorded foodplants are Lathyrus spp., Vicia spp., Vicia cracca, Oxytropis campestris, Lotus corniculatus, Trifolium pratense, Oxytropis pyrenaica, Astragalus aristatus, Astragalus onobrychis, Astragalus pinetorum, Medicago romanica, Medicago falcata, and Trifolium repens.

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HI John,
interesting butterfly. Nice colours. Very good point of view.
Thanks for sharing,

HI John,
照的很前衛 也很清楚 構圖美麗 有另一種風味

interesting angle. i feel the lighting is bit over on the rare side of the butterfly. good work. tfs.

Hello John,
Beautiful butterfly.Although you had to face bright light(mainly back portion of the subject),but you have managed it quite well.Sharp focus on subject with nice color on body.
Thanks for your contribution here in TN,
Kind regards,

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