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Common blue butterfly. Male common blue (Polyommatus icarus) with its wings open. Male 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 Israel, in August.
Model release not available. Property release not required.