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Pygmy Scrub-hopper

Pygmy Scrub-hopper
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Copyright: vijeesh babu (vijeeshbabu) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 56 W: 0 N: 122] (661)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-08-03
Categories: Insects
Camera: sony DSC W110
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Final Version, Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2011-08-03 4:28
Viewed: 1269
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hesperiidae
Genus: Aeromachus
Species: A. pygmaeus
Binomial name Aeromachus pygmaeus

The Pygmy Scrub-hopper or Pygmy Grass-hopper (Aeromachus pygmaeus) is a butterfly belonging to the family Hesperiidae.
The larvae feed on Ischaemum indicum.

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Hi Vijeesh,
Lovely shot of this little butterfly, excellent details sharpness, beautiful contrast against the background,
Thanks for sharing and have a nice day,
Best Regards,

Hello Vijeesh,
A fine sharp capture of this species of Skipper with good natural colours but I feel it is too dark, so I took it to the WS to see what I could do.
Thanks and best regards,

Hi Vijeesh,
great point of view. Many details. Excellent composition. Suitable background.
Thanks for sharing,

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2011-08-03 8:40]

Hi Vijeesh,
A lovely butterfly indeed..
A nice capture of these beautiful purple flowers. Good sharp details and a nice composition.
Best wishes,

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-08-03 10:24]

Hello Vijeesh.
Very fine picture of this little skipper. Subtle colours, nice pose on a beautiful small flower, superb blurred background.Best regards Siggi

Hello Vijeesh!
Nice shot showing this gentle skipper.Simplicity and beauty! Bravo!TFS
Regards from,

PS: thanks for visiting my gallery!I appreciated it!

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-08-03 12:10]

Hi Babu,the pic is a little dark but the focus and the sharpness are very impressives,excellent work,interesting specie and nice compositon from the best point of view.Thanks for share,have a nice day,Luciano.

Hi Vijeesh,

Lovely picture of this PYGMY scrub hopper. The composition is lovely & nice POV. You'd a great album of butterflies.
Well done & TFS.
I've a done a workshop on this pic, hope u like it.

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