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Blue Pansy


Blue Pansy
: Ram Thakur (ramthakur) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4306 W: 231 N: 13947] (56145)
: Animals
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: 2018-05-03
: Insects
: Sony Cyber shot HX50V
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: 2018-05-03 2:51
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Shot this rather batty specimen in the school today. It had perched on the shoulder of a gardener and was somewhat feeble. I gently shifted it from his shirt to a leaf and then took this picture.

Junonia orithya is a nymphalid butterfly with many subspecies occurring from Africa, through southern and south-eastern Asia, and in Australia. In India, its common English name is the blue pansy, but in southern Africa it is known as the eyed pansy as the name blue pansy refers to Junonia oenone. In Australia, this butterfly is known as the blue argus, but this name also is used for the Aricia anteros in Europe.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junonia_orithya


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6087 W: 89 N: 15194] (63627)
  • [2018-05-03 3:55]

Hi Ram,a bit damnaged like my last moth,but always beautiful to see. One of the most lovely butterfly of the world,taken in the best wings position,impressive sharpness and bright colors,well done! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

hello Ram
Ce papillon est superbement présenté avec les ailes ouvertes.
Les couleurs et les détails sont superbes.
Roland

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