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Striped Hairstreak (Satyrium liparops)

Striped Hairstreak (Satyrium liparops)
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Copyright: Derek Grant (PeakXV) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 121 W: 0 N: 544] (3135)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-08-18
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 650D
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-08-25 6:04
Viewed: 1631
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A Striped Hairstreak feeding on Goldenrod. These are not too uncommon yet they are very smallish, move slowly and methodically, and thus can be very hard to spot.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Satyrium
Species: S. liparops

Binomial name: Satyrium liparops (Le Conte, [1833])[1]

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Hello Derek,
The colors of this butterfly are wonderful. As I see you post a splendid specie with perfect focus. Excellent contrast and fantastic sharpness.
Thanks for sharing!

Hello Derek

Very nice image of this lycaenid, splendid sharpness, fine details either two antenae, very nice composition, nice BG color.



hallo Derek
great sharpness and good details
the light and colours are beautiful
thanks gr lou

Interesting butterfly Derek! Nice photo with wonderful colours and good sharpness.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-08-25 16:36]

Hi Derek,the decentralized composition is a bit strange,but the pic is truly interesting to the butterflies fans like me,a very rare specie not often seen on TN,caught with a spectacular quality of detail,colors and exposure,i like it!!! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Ciao Derek, great macro of lovely little butterfly on beautiful flower, fine details, splendid sharpness and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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