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Euchrysops cnejus

Euchrysops cnejus
Photo Information
Copyright: Foozi Saad (foozi) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-02-16
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon SX10 IS
Exposure: f/5.7, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Butterflies of Malaysia [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2009-04-02 0:56
Viewed: 2982
Points: 22
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Euchrysops cnejus
Euchrysops cnejus is a small butterfly found in India that belongs to the Lycaenids or Blues family
Euchrysops cnejus

Distinctive features
Wingspan 27/26 mm; slender tail


The larvae of this species are usually, attended by ants from at least six genera. Chief food plants are native and introduced legumes in the family Fabaceae. Mature larvae yellow-green with reddish line, row of black spots and a pale green line on each segment, hairs present, humped: head dark brown. Adult male pale lilac with a bluish basal area, brown outer margin, hind has two black spots near the short slender tail; female pale brown with a bluish centre, some whitish subterminal rings and two black spots near the tail; lower surface grey-brown with black brown spots and bands edged in white, black spots in margin adjacent to tail.

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  • roges Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 957 W: 0 N: 1329] (6264)
  • [2009-04-02 1:12]

Hi Foozi !

A beautiful picture.
Well played with some great colors.
A superb catch.
Have a good day,

Hi Foozi,
Great colors and detail, complimented by the dark OOF BG. There is some chromatic aberration visible on the wings of the butterfly.



Hi MF Foozi,a superb macro capture of this pretty acrobatic butterfly with excellent clarity, nice warm colours and wonderful composition.
TFS ana have a nice day MF!

Ciao Foozi, great capture of lovely little butterfly with splendid light and colors, good details and excellent sharpness, wonderful contrast againmst dark BG, very well done, ciao Silvio

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  • cako Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 485 W: 0 N: 772] (3395)
  • [2009-04-02 6:52]

Hi Foozi
very naturel color and sharp
well done.

hello Foozi
again a great picture
super details and good composition
greeting lou

Hello Foozi, Really beautiful picture! Beautiful colors, sharp focus, amazing contrast and nice DOF. Treat for eyes! TFS.

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  • Marx44 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 172 W: 97 N: 926] (3891)
  • [2009-04-02 12:25]

Hi Foozi.
Nice composition of a small species, always more difficult to capture.
Looking into the light or in shadow obviously making things even more difficult.
Nice image!

hi Foozi
as always very good colours, also very good background and a beautiful subject,well done

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2009-04-02 15:29]

Hi Foozi,if isn't usual isn't your! Very strange point of view for this butterfly! I like a lot this work,maybe a little overexposed but rich in details and colors,my best compliments,have a nice day,Luciano

Salam akhi Foozi
nice to see another great macro-shot from yours. it is great not only for beautiful lycaenid butterfly, but also for composite flower. Dark BG greatly contrasting and so all details visible. thanks for sharing this beauty. have a wonderful day, my friend

Hi Foozi !

A splendid capture some excellent colors.
Congratulations and expect and more.
Have a nice day,

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