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Cycad Blue

Chilades pandava pandava

Description:

A pair of Cycad Blue (also known as Plains Cupid), mating on a Wrightia antidysenterica flower.

Habitat:

There are several cycads planted at place of spotting, Likas Sports Complex.

Notes:

Nearby was another Cycad Blue (5th picture), barely showing its upperside.

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7 Comments

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong a year ago

Look alike with the Jamides pura here in Tawau.

starleaf
starleaf 2 years ago

Thank you Bong & Karen.

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

Lovely shot! So pretty!

Bong Ambutong
Bong Ambutong 2 years ago

Fantastic shot StarLeaf, well done.

starleaf
starleaf 2 years ago

Thanks for commenting, Carol.

And yes indeed, Marta. From the time I spotted this pair to the time I left (which was about 5 minutes), they were still mating.

So beautiful! They are mating, right?

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 2 years ago

Fantastic series. Thanks!

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Lat: 5.98, Long: 116.12

Spotted on Nov 27, 2011
Submitted on Nov 27, 2011

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