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Northern brown argus

Aricia artaxerces


Settling down for rest close to sunset.


Mountain meadow, alt. 2300 m ASL.


Map load test. This species feeds on Helianthemum sp. (rock rose). Hence its common name in French: Argus de l'hélianthème.

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DanielePralong a month ago

Thank you Tukup! The light was soft and he was settling down... perfect combination for butterfly photography :-)

Tukup a month ago

Beautiful detail Daniele. Thanks.

DanielePralong 5 months ago

Thank you António and Greyson!

Beautiful capture Danièle,love the composition,congrats and thanks for sharing

Greyson Smida
Greyson Smida 5 months ago

Looks quite fluffy, looks nice.

Valais/Wallis, Switzerland

Lat: 46.03, Long: 7.47

Spotted on Jul 14, 2016
Submitted on Nov 5, 2018

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