Deviant Login Shop  Join deviantART for FREE Take the Tour
×



Details

Submitted on
February 28, 2008
Image Size
600 KB
Resolution
960×646
Link
Thumb
Embed

Stats

Views
301
Favourites
15 (who?)
Comments
21

Camera Data

Make
SONY
Model
DSC-H2
Shutter Speed
10/2500 second
Aperture
F/4.0
Focal Length
72 mm
ISO Speed
160
Date Taken
Feb 25, 2008, 12:17:15 PM

License

Creative Commons License
Some rights reserved. This work is licensed under a
Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.
×
Blue and Black by Fezzgator Blue and Black by Fezzgator
This is the first of 3 in a series of Parides or Cattleheart photos. This one is the Pink-spotted Cattleheart which, as you can see, can have a lovely shade of blue. The problem is that more than with most species you have to be at just the right angle to get the blue and let me tell you right now its not from right above.

Scientific Name: Parides photinus
Family: Papilionidae
Subfamily: Papilioninae
Tribe: Troidini
Add a Comment:
 
:icontsukineko9:
I love these guys. They're so beautiful. It's a shame we usually end up getting more regular Cattlehearts (can't remember the scientific name and don't feel like looking it up) than Pink-spotted.
Reply
:iconfezzgator:
Fezzgator Mar 18, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
We use to always get either Parides arcas or Parides iphidamas which are very similar and very common cattlehearts. It all depends on what you have on your permit. If you can display more species I;'m sure you can get them from your suppliers.
Reply
:iconazurna568:
Wow, that's such a nice color.. punk! no worries I'll get all the pretty shots next week :). Can't wait to see you and be out of this area too lol.
Reply
:iconfezzgator:
Fezzgator Feb 29, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
I'll be glad to see you again as well but we'll see about you getting all the shots for now I control all the butterflies!!!!
Reply
:iconazurna568:
uh huh! I Knew it, they always acted weird when you were there!! ;)
Reply
:iconfezzgator:
Fezzgator Feb 29, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
Indeed!
Reply
:iconazurna568:
lol, I dunno.. I think it would be cool... now if you can have them all congregate and carry small children off, that would be awsome.
Reply
:iconfezzgator:
Fezzgator Feb 29, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
I can give the command but there usually isn't enough big ones to pull it off.
Reply
:iconazurna568:
oh poo.. we'll have to work on that then, eh?
Reply
:iconfezzgator:
Fezzgator Feb 29, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
Indeed....
Reply
Add a Comment: