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Rebelís Hairstreak

Rebelís Hairstreak
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Copyright: Seyfi Karaman (KOMSIS) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-07-15
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D 800E, Sigma 150mm f/2.8 APO MACRO EX DG OS, HOYA HD UV 72 mm
Exposure: f/8, 1/4000 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Butterflies from Turkey [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2014-01-20 6:32
Viewed: 1689
Points: 30
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5th anniversary on TN ..
2009-01-20 - 2014-01-20

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* * First time on TrekNature * * *

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Satyrium myrtale, (Klug, 1834)
Rebelís Hairstreak

Turkish Name: Mavi Sevbeni Kelebeği

Distribution in Turkey: Eastern Anatolia

Distribution in the world: Turkey and Middle East.

Living Area: Altitude: Usually above 1700 metres. Dry or damp bushy places.

Flight time: Early-July Ė early August.

Food Plants of the caterpillar: Caterpillars, Rosaceous shrubs-(Rosaceae) plants are fed up with.

Description-Notes: Typical locality, Turkey and the Middle East is a species unique to the north. Rare and elusive butterfly. A unique hairstreak with pale blue-gray undersides; on fresh individuals, an indistinct white postmedian line on both wings and a few pale orange spots near hindwing anal angle may be visible.

Wingspan: 28-34 mm long.

Similar Species:
ē Gray Hairstreak - Strymon melinus,(HŁbner (1818)


1. Baytas A., 2007. A field guide to the butterflies of Turkey, NTV Yayinlari, Istanbul.59 pp.
2. Trakelís: Anonymous Butterflies of Turkey - Rebelís Hairstreak
3. Morpbank : Collection Samples - Rebelís Hairstreak
4. AdaMerOs Kelebekís : Butterflies Watching & Photography Society in Turkey - Rebelís Hairstreak
5. Wikipedia : The Free Encyclopedia Species Page - Rebelís Hairstreak


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hallo Seyfi
Congratulation with your 5 year on TN
and with a BEAUTY
this is a super sharpness picture with good light and beautiful colours
super shot
thanks greeting lou

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2014-01-20 7:11]

Congrats on your 5th anniversary...lovely butterfly image to celebrate with..good composition and nice colors. tfs.

hallo Seyfi
照的清晰 很漂亮的蝴蝶
顏色鮮豔華麗 尤其是這種毛絨的翅膀很新奇
光線亮麗 這些小花朵真是奇特也很漂亮 非常的搭配
構圖美麗 背景深遂

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-01-20 7:30]

Hello Seyfi,
CONGRATULATIONS on this milestone. A celebration with a wonderful macro of a butterfly in superb sharpness, details and taken from a perfect POV. Beautiful colours and blurred background. Excellent composition.
Hope you will be an active member for a long, long time.

Hello Mr.Seyfi,
Congratulation for your 5th year here in TN,

Congratulation for sharing such new species with us,

Outstanding picture of this butterfly.Details and colour is really splendid.Great pose.Like BG.Well captured.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice time,

Helo Seyfi

Congratulations to your 5th anniversary on TN,
great macro of this butterfly, with fine POV at its level
and excellent framing, great focus, sharpness, details, and contrast, TFS


Ciao Seyfi, congratulations for your five years on TN amd thanks for all your beautiful photo, great first time this one, great macro of lovely little butterfly on beautiful blurry BG, splendid sharpness,fine details and wonderful natural colors, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-01-20 14:58]

Hi Seyfi,nothing better to celebrate your 5 years on TN! A great capture of this specie,a first time is always a great satisfaction,perfect pic,a great macro with fine details and excellent colors,very useful post! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello Seyfi
An incredible macro.
Stunning sharpness and colour.
Best wishes,

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2014-01-21 7:00]

Hi Seyfi,
A marvellous macro capture of this butterfly. Excellent composition,amazing colors and fantastic sharpness details.
Regards Jiri and congratulation with your 5 year on TN.

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2014-01-21 8:00]

Hello Seyfi,
Another beauty from your country, a very fine species of Lycaenidae. Best sharpness, fine blurred background, very pleasant shot.
Thanks! And Congratulations for 5 years of presence on TN.

Hello Seyfi! Congratulations for your five years in TN!
Great photo as usually! Interesting butterfly, very good composition, wonderful BG, fantastic colours and very good sharpness!

Hallo Seyfi
Congratulations on your 5th birthday here on Trek Nature. To me it is always a great joy to look at your postings and this Rebel Hairstreak is no exception. This is a great macro with striking details that is very pleasant to look at. The light in the image is great and I also like the colour of the backdrop, point of view and composition. Thanks for sharing. Best regards.

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2014-01-24 0:32]

Merhaba and Salam Seyfi
such a stunning detail. The hairs on the wings are really wonderful. The striped antennae is really an eye catcher. Such a splendid shot with detailed so well presented.


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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2014-01-26 22:50]

Hi Seyfi.
My hearty congratulations on 5th anniversary on TN and brilliant gallery as well as contribution here. Jubilee picture is wonderful as others are. Simply great POV, impressive magnification ratio and fantastic details of the charming butterfly and so nice small flowers. Colours of the shot as well as soft lighting are superb too. Bewst regards and many new lovely pictures to you.

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