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

© Johan Dierckx

The photos on this site are copyrighted, which prohibits anyone to use them to sell, give away, use in email or newsgroups, use in a homepage or otherwise showing to the public without my explicit, prior, written permission. Please feel free to use the "contact"-button below to contact me with any questions.

All species are photographed in their natural habitat, without cutting or capturing them, and with maximal respect and the least possible disturbance to the environment.

(To see species in the same taxonomic rank (Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus), please use the tags provided with the image. The last tag is the Iso-code for the country where the image was taken. Image-date in DD/MM/YYYY format.)


Please feel free to visit my personal website http://www.diversitasnaturae.be/

Sylvie49 capture image from Anjou - Maine et Loire, France

Excellente image.

21 May 2012 9:52am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Een prachtige foto.

21 May 2012 10:13am

Sof from Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Superbe

21 May 2012 5:34pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

wooow!
.
Excellent!!!

21 May 2012 5:36pm

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

animalia
arthropoda
insecta
lepidoptera
lycaenidae
pseudophilotes
it