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Pseudophilotes baton

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 21 May 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Pseudophilotes baton (NL: Klein tijmblauwtje / EN: Baton Blue / DE: Graublauer Bläuling /FR: Azuré de la sarriette) is a small butterfly of the Lycaenidae family with some distinctive characteristics: strongly chequered fringes, a solid, uniform and usually intense orange band on the underside hindwing - no orange on the forewing and a discal spot on the upperside forewing. The wingspan is 10–11 mm. It is found in Central and Southern Europe.

Image: Vendicari (IT-SI) - 09/04/2012

Canon EOS 400D 1/800 second F/5.6 ISO 200 150 mm

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Canon EOS 400D
1/800 second
ISO 200
150 mm