White Letter Hairstreak
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|Satyrium w-album (Knoch, 1782) |
The White-letter Hairstreak is a small chocolate brown butterfly. The upper sides of their wings are only ever seen in flight as the butterfly always settles with its wings closed.
In the sub-marginal area of the underside of the hind wing is a narrow jagged black line with a wider band of deep orange extending towards the marginal area and small metallic blue spot or lunes in fields S2 and S3. Freshly emerged individuals also have a short tail to the wings at V2 but this is often absent in older individuals. The most distinctive feature is as its common name suggests a white line in the form of a 'w' on the underside of the hind wings. One arm of this 'w' extends onto the discal/post discal area on the underside of the forewings.
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- [2010-07-13 9:24]
Dobra kompozycja na ledwie rozwinietym paku ostu, ladna kolorystyka tla, dobrze widoczne cechy tego gatunku.
super shot with nice pose on the flower
very good BG and beautiful sharpness colours
- [2010-07-13 10:33]
beautiful picture !!!
very nice details
Excellent capture with superb details, background and great details.
Outstanding composition and POV.
Ciao Marx. Good POV for this small one in good detaisl and exciting playing oof light.