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Old Aug 17, 2008, 9:41 AM   #1
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Very small moth--smaller than a dime. Never seen one like this before. Anyone know what it is? K10D with tamron 90mm f/2.8
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Old Aug 17, 2008, 11:35 AM   #2
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Very cute! I don't know anything about butterflies, but wonder if it's some type of blue butterfly - it's similar (but not the same) as some butterflies we have around here.
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Old Aug 17, 2008, 11:44 AM   #3
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I think it is a Spring Azure Butterfly.

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Old Aug 17, 2008, 12:38 PM   #4
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This is a difficult group of butterflies to work with. Usually when you see tails like this one has, you think of Haristreaks; others like the Blues and Azures lack those tails. This one, however, is an exception - I believe it is an Eastern Tailed Blue. It takes a good photograph to even attempt an identification, and this is one.
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Old Aug 17, 2008, 7:10 PM   #5
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I was thinking a hairstreak, so I am glad that Penolta posted first. Nice shot in any case Rick.

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