|Copyright: Ram Thakur (ramthakur)
|Date Taken: 2016-11-28|
|Camera: Sony Cyber shot HX50V|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2016-11-28 5:37|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|I captured this small butterfly belonging the genus of Blues on my school campus today morning with my compact camera.|
It is difficult to identify it since we can see colours on its upper wings but not the markings on its lower wings that help in identification. Since we see a pair of tails, it could be a Plains Cupid. However, we cannot be sure because quite a few Blues do have tails.
As such, here is a small note on Lycaenids:
Lycaenidae is the second-largest family of butterflies (behind Nymphalidae, brush-footed butterflies), with over 5,000 species worldwide, whose members are also called gossamer-winged butterflies. They constitute about 30% of the known butterfly species.
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very nice picture with good details and lovely colours
thanks gr lou
- [2016-11-28 15:25]
Hi Ram,very very difficult to identify from this POV,it looks like a Leptotes pirithous but it's just an idea,good sharpness and excellent exposure of the different light levels. Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
un magnifique spécimen, bonne gestion des couleurs et de la netteté.