The Common Blue
|Copyright: Rimantas Kisielius (rimas)
|Date Taken: 2009-07-05|
|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|
|[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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Una imagen con unos colores estupendos, muy bien tomada y que da mucho realce con esta planta de colores intensos.
Un saludo Antonio