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Pseudophilotes panoptes

Pseudophilotes panoptes
Photo Information
Copyright: Jose Cobo (Cobo) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-05-01
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D7100, 105mm 1:2.8 Sigma
Exposure: f/14.0, 1/500 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-06-14 12:00
Viewed: 1351
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Panoptes Blue (Pseudophilotes panoptes) is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family.
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Pseudophilotes
Species: P. panoptes
It is found on the Iberian Peninsula and in North Africa, including Morocco.

The wingspan is 18–22 mm. There are two generations per year with adults on wing from March to August.

The larvae feed on Thymus species.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-06-14 12:31]

Hi Jose,nothing is common in your gallery.Every time a new magnificent surprise,another very rare specie,today from the lycaeneide family.And the quality of pic is fanatstic another time,great work and contribution,i like it! Have a nice week and thanks,Luciano

Ciao Jose, great macro of lovely butterfly on beautiful flower, wonderful naturral colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Hello Jose,

Beautiful butterfly and I like this composition. Here you won't get better composition due to the position of Butterfly. Well managed BG and details and sharpness are quite well. The way you manager d light on white and yellow is really good.
Thanks for sharing,

Hello Jose
Beautiful eyecatching shot, very good details on butterfly and flower,
excellent blurred BG
Have a good night

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2015-07-20 2:55]

Hola José,
I never seen this specie before ..
Excellent sharpness and nice composition on the yellow flower.
Best wishes,

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2015-12-04 12:25]

Hello Jose,
A great photo of this butterfly in superb sharpness and details. Very beautiful light and colours. Well chosen composition.
Sorry, I've missed this beauty, during my absence from TN.
Enjoy the weekend,

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2015-12-05 10:09]

Hi Jose,
Excellent shot of a beautiful small butterfly. Amazing colors and nice sharpness details.
Excellent background.
Have a good weekend
Regards Jiri.

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