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Sorrel Sapphire

Sorrel Sapphire
: Ram Thakur (ramthakur) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4301 W: 231 N: 13980] (56353)
: Animals
: 2018-10-31
: Insects
: Nikon D7200, Sigma EX 105mm F2.8 DG Macro, 58mm UV
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/400
: 2018-11-02 3:20
: 119
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I was at Hamirpur town in Himachal Pradesh for 4 days in connection with an educational conference. I captured this pretty butterfly on the campus of the school where the conference was being held.

Heliophorus sena, the sorrel sapphire, is a small butterfly found in India that belongs to the lycaenids or blues family.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Heliophorus
Species: H. sena
Binomial name: Heliophorus sena
(Kollar 1844)


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6175 W: 89 N: 15293] (64026)
  • [2018-11-02 3:33]

Hi Ram,a magnificent lycaeneide not often seen on TN! Lucky meeting during your conference trip and a very good capture too,just the end of tail is a bit blurred but the sharpness of the rest is excellent and very colors very bright,well done! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 132 W: 0 N: 415] (7924)
  • [2018-11-05 0:25]


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