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Laeosopis roboris

Laeosopis roboris
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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: 2010-06-22
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 40 D, Canon EF 180mm f/3.5L USM Macro
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): European Butterflies 6 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2010-12-13 13:40
Viewed: 3539
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [Dutch]
Laeosopis roboris(Esper, 1789)/ Spanish Purple Hairstreak / Essenpage / Spanischer Blauer Zipfelfalter / Le Thècle du frêne / Moradilla del Fresno.

The Spanish Purple Hairstreak (Laeosopis roboris) is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family. It is found on the Iberian Peninsula and the South-East France.

The wingspan is 12–15 mm. The butterfly flies from April to October depending on the location.

The larvae feed primarily on Fraxinus excelsior, but also other Fraxinus species and possibly Ligustrum vulgare.



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Hello Harm,
A macro "efficient and eloquent!" Ideal for observing the characteristics of the species. Good job!
Regards, TFS

Hello Harm.
Beautiful photo with good composition, wonderful colours and very good sharpness.
Regards, Christodoulos.

Wow, amazing detail. Great job.


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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2010-12-15 4:59]

Hallo Harm,
Eine sehr seltene Spezies, die ich bis jetzt hier auf TN noch nie gesehen habe. Schönes und schlichtes Bild mit gutem Bildaufbau. Herzlichen Dank für diese Seltenheit

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