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Short-tailed blue; Naranjitas rabicorta

Cupido argiades


Lycaenidae. The male upperwing is violet with a brown edging. The female upperwing is dark-violet. the underside of both is white with two marginal lunules filled with orange color. They present small tails (2 mm.) at the end of the hindwings.


Spotted at a prairie close to the sea coast. Asturias


Camera Model: NIKON D500. Exposure Time: 1/500 sec.; f/10; ISO Speed Rating: 640. Exposure Bias: 0 EV. Focal Length: 300.0 mm. No Flash fired. DSC_3272

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Asturias, Spain

Lat: 43.56, Long: -6.94

Spotted on Aug 16, 2018
Submitted on Nov 26, 2018

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