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|Cupido argiades (Pallas, 1771)|
The male has a violet upperside, a violet forewing with brown edging, and a violet hindwing with a brown edging of varying length. The wings have black spots, some of which have slight white edging. The tail is black with a white tip. The underside of the wings are white or brownish grey, the markings prominent or very faint. The antennae are black with white speckling on the shafts. The body is brown with a purple flush on fresh specimens.
The female has a dark grey-blue upperside, with black parts and broader edging. The undersides of the wings are like those of the male but with more stark markings. The body is like that of the male but without the purple flush.
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Very good clarity, details, composition and POV/DOF. Thanks for sharing.
- [2015-08-25 14:53]
Hi Marx,magnificent macro showing us this female spawning,a lucky capture done in an excellent quality of sharpness and bright colors,nice decentralized composition too.Have a good night and thanks,Luciano