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Nacaduba kurava

Nacaduba kurava
Photo Information
Copyright: John Wilburg (Maynayquan) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 40 W: 0 N: 217] (1716)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-10-17
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/60 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-10-19 4:23
Viewed: 1713
Points: 22
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Transparent Six-line Blue (Nacaduba kurava) is a species of Lycaenid butterfly found in Asia.
It has a particular tint of attractive purple blue or deep purple on the upper sides of the wings. The prominent feature is the transparent wings. The forewings are quite pointed. Fore wing has a slender anticiliary dark brown line. Underside is brown. The fore wing is transversely traversed by three pairs of white strigae.
The recto surface is a whitish grey color shade and tint with a prominent dark margin and a scalloped edge on the hind wing.
These butterflies are mostly found in forested areas in the low and mid country. They are known to mud sip.
Source: www.wildreach.com

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-10-19 5:01]

Hello John,
Very nice photo of this butterfly on the edge of a leaf. Good sharpness, details and composition. Beautiful natural colours.

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2013-10-19 5:21]

unknown to species John. I want to thank you for sharing..

This is a unique species of Blues, John. I don't think I have ever seen it on TN before.
Superb angle of exposure with immaculate details on the wing. The compo is also wonderful.
Thanks and regards.

Ciao John, great macro of lovely small butterfly, wonderful colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

Hello John
Very well captured Blue.
good sharpness and colour.
composition is also good.
best wishes,

hallo John
very nice picture with beautiful naturel colours
thanks greeting lou

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2013-10-19 9:11]

Hello John.
A very good example of this Six-line Blue , very good focus giving very good detail. Good colours and nice light management. Regards Siggi

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-10-19 14:43]

Hi John,a very rare lycaeneide that i never seen before,you're showing us a lot of very rare and interesting specie,and always whit a very special quality like today,thanks for your precious work and have a nice Sunday,Luciano

Hello John,
照的清晰 很漂亮的蝴蝶

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2013-10-20 10:11]

Hi John,
Another nice shot,perfect natural colours and sharpness details.
Regards Jiri.

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-10-21 0:00]

Beautiful image of this Line blue...good composition and lighting. tfs.

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