Common blue butterflies mating

Common blue butterflies mating

C008/5802 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.0MB

Downloadable file size: 4.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: COLIN VARNDELL/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Common blue (Polyommatus icarus) butterflies mating. Male common blue uppersides are an iridescent lilac blue with a thin black border. Females are usually brown with a row of red spots along the edges and some blue at the base of the wings. Photographed in Dorset, UK, in August.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 2, animal, antenna, antennae, arthropod, arthropods, august, biological, biology, britain, british, butterfly, common blue, copulating, copulation, dorset, duo, england, english, entomological, entomology, europe, european, fauna, female, insect, insecta, insects, invertebrate, invertebrates, leaf, lepidoptera, male, marking, markings, mating, nature, pair, pattern, patterned, polyommatus icarus, sexual reproduction, summer, two, uk, underside, united kingdom, wild, wildlife, wing, wings closed, zoological, zoology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.