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Orsis Bluewing

Myscelia orsis

Description:

The Orsis blue wing butterfly, Myscelia orsis (Nymphalidae - Biblidinae) is a brightly coloured Neotropical butterfly named for the vibrant blue color of the male’s wings. Although mainly blue above, the male Orsis bluewing butterfly also has black margins to its upperwings, and a reddish-brown patch on the outer edge of the forewings. The forewings are also marked with lighter blue patches, and the tips of the forewings are quite square in shape.

Habitat:

This species occurs in the Atlantic forest of South America, where it appears to be abundant in forest fragments.

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35 Comments (1–25)

Congratulations Rubens!!!
As I said, this is a gorgeus photo.

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 6 years ago

Great colour combination!

outsidegirl0
outsidegirl0 7 years ago

awsome series!

Megan Gilbert
Megan Gilbert 8 years ago

wow!

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 8 years ago

So shiny blue! Nice shots!

Seema
Seema 8 years ago

electric blue

JenKnight
JenKnight 8 years ago

lovely shots

SachindraUmesh
SachindraUmesh 8 years ago

Congrats on the SOTD! wow!!

Rubens Araujo
Rubens Araujo 8 years ago

Thanks António ! It's is a great honor to receive a SOTD and a compliment from you !

Great capture Rubens,beautiful collours,congrats on the SOTD and thanks for sharing you amazing spotting page

DianePlatcoBrooks
DianePlatcoBrooks 8 years ago

Spectacular !

Amazing!

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 8 years ago

Very beautiful and striking butterfly! Congratulations!

Rubens Araujo
Rubens Araujo 8 years ago

Thanks Fyn !

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 8 years ago

Awesome spotting! Congratulations Rubens Araujo!

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 8 years ago

Awesome! Congrats!

Kya
Kya 8 years ago

Brilliant!

rubens.luciano
rubens.luciano 8 years ago

Congratulations Xará !

SandraPereira
SandraPereira 8 years ago

Congrats on the SOTD . Lovely butterfly !!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

Congratulations Rubens - well deserved !!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

Congratulations Rubens!!

Andrea Lim
Andrea Lim 8 years ago

Congratulations on your SOTD. Amazing colors!

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 8 years ago

Absolutely gorgeous great SOTD! Congrats :)

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Bela série!

Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago

Lovely butterfly! Congratulations Rubens!

Rubens Araujo
Spotted by
Rubens Araujo

São Paulo, Brazil

Spotted on May 1, 2013
Submitted on May 5, 2013

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