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Blue Triangle Butterfly


Blue Triangle Butterfly
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Copyright: Lakshmi Prabhala (lakshmi) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 28 W: 0 N: 39] (330)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-08-20
Categories: Insects
Camera: Olympus C-750 Ultra Zoom
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Butterflies of India 1 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-09-02 7:43
Viewed: 4211
Points: 20
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Blue Triangle Butterflies have wings which are black to dark brown in colour with large blue area in the middle. Those blue patterns joint to make a triangle and this comes their common name. The underside pattern of the wings are similar except there are the red spots on the hind wings bottom.

Blue Triangle butterflies fly very fast and are seldom at rest. When they are feeding on flowers, their wings are held vertically and constantly vibrate.

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Hi Lakshmi,
I've never seen such a butterfly.
I like his colours so much and he's sitting on a nice flower. The name fits very good.
Very nice shot, thanks for sharing
Sabine - wishnugaruda

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2005-09-02 10:50]

Hello Lakshmi!
Wonderful butterfly close up.POV,colors,contrast,blurred BG and composition are excellent.TFS...:-)

Beautiful picture Lakshmi. Nice composition and colors. TFS!

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  • TAZ Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
  • [2005-09-03 2:29]

What a superb and interesting butterfly that you have well captured ! Composition, colors, details and sharpness are very good ! Thanks for sharing Lakshmi.

Hello Lakshmi

Lovely crisp, clear shot. Good colours with nice out of focus background (OOF BG) Nicely composed. Thanks.

Hello Lakshmi!
Very nice close up.Colors,details,POV and composition are perfect.Thanks for sharing.

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  • chiliu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1457 W: 0 N: 1176] (6526)
  • [2005-09-03 21:18]

Excellent composition!
Very sharp details, beautiful colour, great frame.
TFS!

Very nice photo! Beautiful colors and good composition. Great POV and DOF. Thanks for sharing!
Helene

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  • halki Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 242 W: 9 N: 105] (471)
  • [2005-09-06 14:27]

Hello Lakshmi!
Great capture again.Composition,colours,POV and light are wonderful...
Thanks for posting...

Nice flowers too! The plant I believe is Lantana indica. You get to see the various varieties of this species at hilly areas like Jubilee Hills in Hyderabad.

Graphium sarpedon is Latin name.

Hi, Nice photograhs.. however this is the Common Jay (Graphium doson) and not the Blue Triangle (a.k.a Common Bluebottle). A pic of the Common Jay can be seen here http://www.nerdybirders.com/html/butterflies/commonjay.html
and a pic of the Blue Triangle (common bluebottle) here - http://www.geocities.com/brisbane_butters/BlueTriangle.htm
Thanks
Hari

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