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Little Tiger Blue

Tarucus balkanicus


The Balkan Pierrot or Little Tiger Blue (Tarucus balkanicus) is a small butterfly that belongs to the Lycaenids or Blues family. It is found in Mauritania, Niger (the Air region), Sudan (Khartoum), Uganda, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, North Africa, the Balkans, Western Asia, parts of Central Asia and in India. The habitat consists of very arid savanna. You can almost see its beautiful blue color in the 5th photo.

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Sukaina 7 years ago

Thank you.

Subin S
Subin S 7 years ago

Beautiful shot!!

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Saudi Arabia

Spotted on May 29, 2013
Submitted on Jul 17, 2013

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