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Pretty Small butterfly found in India that belongs to the Lycaenids or Blues family. Upper side is mainly white. Fore wing has the costa, apex and termen edged with black, Base outwards for a short distance more or less densely overlaid. with metallic blue scales which cover and make indistinct a large basal outwardly clavate black spot
Contrasting marked butterfly found in South Asia. Found in peninsular India south of the outer ranges of the Himalayas, except in desert tracts; East India; the North West Himalayas; Assam. The butterfly is also found in the Andaman Islands and South Nicobar Islands.
Yes! I saw that Agnes :)
And I've just shared it on my Timeline via the Like button in PN :)
You know Agnes? I uploaded it in Nature lovers today..So it is again back in action :) :)
Even after a year after the spotting, this remains one of my favorites.. can't help but comment again that it is really lovely!
Thank you so much Bherath :)
wow!!! great capture Adi
Thank you so much Dilan and Karen :)
I love this tiny fellow too much..It's like i can spot it everyday..Very common :)
Wonderful spotting Adarsha!!!!
Seems like this one is never ending chain..Thank you Oneng!
Very pretty ..:)
Thank you Ramya :)
Thank you so much vasudha548!
Very nice Adarsha B S
@Augstin : Yes indeed..It was taken in the morning sunshine...so adding up to brightness and contrast....Thank you :)
Shocking contrast, great capture Adarsha.
Thank you very much UrifahRidlo....
Thank you very much Rhonda...
@Francis: You must visit here once..U can hav stay in my home itself..Very nice green and hence amazing creatures u can find...Well spot for creatures...
I may have to fly over for a visit..
Francis you are welcome Western ghats of India... World's most eco-sensitive hotspot... next to Amazonia...
@Francis : Yes it is...It is so random moving that i chased it for half an hour...Thank you :)
Spotted on Sep 26, 2012
Submitted on Sep 26, 2012
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