Dark Grass Blue

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Dark Grass Blue

This small butterfly is Zizeeria karsandra (Moore, 1865), aka the dark grass blue. I found it earlier this week in Akrotiri Marsh, Cyprus.

This is an afternoon capture taken with Nikon D750 and Nikon 105 mm f/2.8 VR, with a 1/4s shutter speed at f/11 and ISO 100.

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Posted by Christos Zoumides on 2018-05-04 15:12:38

Tagged: , Butterfly , animal , insect , colourful , blue butterfly , Nature , Akrotiri , Marsh , Nikon , Macro , Outdoor , Cyprus , Mediterranean , Close-up , Insecta , Lepidoptera , Arthropoda , dark grass blue , Lycaenidae , Hexapoda , Zizeeria karsandra , Macrophotography , Rhopalocera , WBPA , Macroexploration , National Geographic , Bokeh , flower , Nikon 105mm f/2.8 , taxonomy:binomial= Zizeeria karsandra

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