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Provence Chalk-hill Blue male

Provence Chalk-hill Blue male
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Copyright: Harm Alberts (Harm-digitaal) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 110 W: 7 N: 1968] (7604)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-05-14
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 40 D, Canon EF 180mm f/3.5L USM Macro
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): European Butterflies 9 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2009-09-29 2:32
Viewed: 2760
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [Dutch]
Polyommatus hispana(Herrich-Schäffer, 1852 ) / Provence Chalk-hill Blue / Provençaals bleek blauwtje / Le Bleu-nacré d'Espagne.

The Provence Chalk-hill Blue (Polyommatus hispana) is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family. It is found in Spain, Southern France and Northern Italy.

The wingspan is 16-18 mm. The butterfly flies from April to September.

The larvae feed on Horseshoe Vetch.



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  • roges Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 957 W: 0 N: 1329] (6264)
  • [2009-09-29 7:03]

Hi Harm,

Super vangen. Kleuren en contrast uitstekend. BG geïntegreerd in een prachtig uitstekende foto compositie.
Een leuke dag,

Lovely butterfly, great colors , lovely flower.

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