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Photo Information
Copyright: Peter Roos (batu) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 16] (146)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-07-27
Categories: Nature
Camera: Olympus E1, Zuiko Digital 35mm f/3.5 Macro
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/125 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-03-16 4:07
Viewed: 2084
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The picture shows the small butterfly (30 mm)
- Polyommatus coridon (= Lysandra coridon)
- family: Lycaenidae

The wing uppersides are light blue.

Species information
The species is widespread in middle and south Europe, from northern Spain eastwards to the Ural Mountains. It is absent in north Europe and large parts of Italy.
Foodplants of the caterpillar: Hippocrepis and Astragalus.

Wingspan about 30 mm.

Locality: Vicinity of Kornigl-Mountain, about 2100 m, in the north Italian Alps. Quite close to the place where I took my previous picture of Lycaena virgaureae.

- natural light
- ISO 200
- handheld

* Huemer P. (2004) Die Tagfalter Südtirols. - Folio Verlag, Wien - Bozen.
* Tolman T. & Lewington R. (1998) Die Tagfalter Europas und Nordwestafrikas. - Franckh-Kosmos Verlag, Stuttgart.
* Higgins LG & Hargreaves (1983) The Butterflies of Britain and Europe. Collins, London.

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Hi Peter,
great makro shoot, fantastic details and colours,
excellent work, bravo!



Hi Peter,
Best regards,

  • Great 
  • Arox Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 72 W: 11 N: 48] (847)
  • [2008-03-16 8:28]

Hi Peter,

Great POV ;), amazing macro shot very good sharpness and colours.


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