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Common Silverline


Common Silverline
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Copyright: manaswi jain (manaswi27) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 24 W: 0 N: 77] (753)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-07-26
Categories: Insects
Camera: FUJIFILM FINEPIX HS50EXR
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/800 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-12-28 7:10
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Points: 3
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Common Silverline
wingspan is 2634 mm

These butterflies are found in Sri Lanka, India, central Thailand and Java. The species has been spotted in numerous territories of Maharashtra, Orissa, Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu of India.

It is the commonest Spindasis. Their numbers peak during the south-west and north-east monsoons. It inhabits scrub land with sparse vegetation, hedge rows, scrub jungles and secondary forest.

They are difficult to disturb when nectaring on flowers but are able to fly fast erratically. Even when disturbed they return to the same spot moment later. Mainly found near their host palts.

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Spindasis
Species: Spindasis vulcanus
Binomial name
Spindasis vulcanus

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Nice shot.

  • Good 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-12-28 9:20]

A beautiful butterfly but the pic is very overexposed,the sharpness too ins't the best,it's a pity.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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