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Celastrina argiolus

Celastrina argiolus
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Copyright: john vantighem (john1) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 122 W: 0 N: 439] (3410)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-04-21
Categories: Insects
Camera: Sony Alpha DSLR 350, Sigma APO DG 70-300 1:4-5.6 Macro, Sandisk Ultra II 4Gb
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-04-22 8:43
Viewed: 806
Points: 6
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Female Holly Blue. Seaford. E. Sussex.
26 - 34mm
Photo badgerbob

Holly Blue

Celastrina argiolus

Number: 61.012
B&F No.: 1580

Family: Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815)
Subfamily: Polyommatinae (Swainson, 1827)
Tribe: Polyommatini (Swainson, 1827)
Genus: Celastrina (Tutt, 1906b)
Species: argiolus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Subspecies: britanna (Verity, 1919
I thought it was the variety minimus, I ask confirmation

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-04-22 8:45]

Salut John,je ne l'ai pas encore vue cette annee',ton image est un joli preview! Et une tres bonne capture aussi,bien exposee' pour nous montrer si bien,sois le papillon,sois le jaune du tarassacum,excellent travail! Belle soiree' et merci,Luciano

Hello John,
Very tiny species this Holy Blue. Well captured. Good details and sharpness.
Thanks for sharing,

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2015-04-22 11:08]

Very nice picture, very good sharpness, control of the light and color. Congratulation. Saludos.

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