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Photo #5529: Cyaniris semiargus


Cyaniris semiargus

Base gallery. Lateral/Underside. Alive insect.

Photo: Vasiliy Feoktistov. Image redone at the website. Identified by: Alexandr Zhakov

Date and time, location shooting/catching: 2010-05-31 00:00:00, Russia, Moscow reg., Zheleznodorozhny city.

Photographer's comment: The right is icarus and Glaucopsyche alexis on the left. Intriguing moment. UP: the left is not G. alexis but P. semiargus.

Comments on this image

10.02.2011 18:56, Peter Khramov

Boris, thanks for approving. Photo moved.

10.02.2011 18:27, Vasiliy Feoktistov

Boris, thanks! I put it as icarus, but now we have the first semiargus, well :)

10.02.2011 18:10, Boris Stradomsky

Left one is Cyaniris semiargus, cause G. alexis hind wings underside is widely colored light blue from inside, no less that half of it, also its submarginal row of hindwing spots is differently positioned.

10.02.2011 17:17, Peter Khramov

Lots of icarus and no semiargus at all. Let's wait for other suggestions...

10.02.2011 16:53, Vasiliy Feoktistov

Let's leave P. icarus and move if somebody approves C. semiargus. Ambiguous shot anyway. If you only saw how patient and insistent he was :)

10.02.2011 16:41, Peter Khramov

If it's really semiargus, that's cool cause it has no pictures yet, I'd move to that.... Approvals/suggestions more?

10.02.2011 16:18, Alexandr Zhakov

Left is not Glaucopsyche alexis but Cyaniris semiargus (Rottemburg, 1775), but don't know this.

10.02.2011 15:07, Vasiliy Feoktistov

Wasn't sure what genus and species it was, sorry :)

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