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|The picture shows the small butterfly (30 mm)|
- Polyommatus coridon (= Lysandra coridon)
- family: Lycaenidae
The wing uppersides are light blue.
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
* 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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great makro shoot, fantastic details and colours,
excellent work, bravo!
- [2008-03-16 8:28]
Great POV ;), amazing macro shot very good sharpness and colours.