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Northern brown argus

Aricia artaxerces

Description:

Settling down for rest close to sunset.

Habitat:

Mountain meadow, alt. 2300 m ASL.

Notes:

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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5 Comments

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 6 months ago

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

Tukup
Tukup 6 months ago

Beautiful detail Daniele. Thanks.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 10 months ago

Thank you António and Greyson!

AntónioGinjaGinja
AntónioGinjaGinja 10 months ago

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

Greyson Smida
Greyson Smida 10 months ago

Looks quite fluffy, looks nice.

DanielePralong
Spotted by
DanielePralong

Valais/Wallis, Switzerland

Lat: 46.03, Long: 7.47

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

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