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Dark Grass Blue

Dark Grass Blue
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Copyright: arun tp (aruntp) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 590 W: 1 N: 357] (5379)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-06-21
Categories: Insects
Camera: Fuji Finepix S2000 HD S2100 HD
Exposure: f/4.4, 1/350 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-06-23 3:56
Viewed: 2525
Points: 2
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Name : Dark Grass Blue
Scientific Name : Zizeera lysimon

The Dark Grass Blue or African Grass Blue (Zizeera lysimon), is a species of blue butterfly found in India, Africa, on Cyprus and the Iberian Peninsula.

The wingspan is 1012 mm. The butterfly flies nearly year round.

The larvae feed on Medicago, Melilotus, Acanthyllis, Armeria delicatula, Polygonum equisetiforme, Tribulus terrestris and Oxalis.

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Ciao Arun. Good details and ligth for this small one. Beautiful colours.


Ciao Arun,

what a wonderful macro. Great details and beautiful colors.



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