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The Common Blue


The Common Blue
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Copyright: Rimantas Kisielius (rimas) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 157 W: 3 N: 667] (5094)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-07-05
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 300 D, Canon EF 28-105
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/800 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-04-22 10:40
Viewed: 3353
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus) is a small butterfly in the family Lycaenidae.
It is common throughout Europe, often in meadows or open, hilly areas. Its wingspan is 3 to 3.5 cm. The wings or the male are iridescent blue with a white fringe. The female is usually brown with orange spots on the outer edges of the wing. In some areas the females have a blue coloration to the wings. The undersides of both sexes have a pattern of white, black and orange spots.


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Hola Rimantas

Una imagen con unos colores estupendos, muy bien tomada y que da mucho realce con esta planta de colores intensos.

Un saludo Antonio

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