Long branded blue crow

A dark brown butterfly with white spots on its wings is perched on a bright purple thistle flower with a blurred green background.

The long branded blue crow (Euploea algea), is a butterfly found in India and Southeast Asia that belongs to the crows and tigers, that is, the Danaid group of the brush-footed butterflies family.

This large, light-brown butterfly, with a wingspan of 60 to 70 mm depending on the subspecies, has a metallic-blue to totally metallic-blue underside with small spots on the forewings, depending on the subspecies.

The underside is light brown with small white dots, varying in quantity according to subspecies.

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Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM
100 mm
ISO 1600
1/80 s
Map showing location of “Long branded blue crow” in Honfleur, France

Honfleur, France

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