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Celastrina ladon ssp Highbush Blueberry - Spring Azure
23-MAY-2009

Celastrina ladon ssp Highbush Blueberry - Spring Azure

Canton MA

Collected from Highbush Blueberry flowers and fruit on May 14th as a 2nd instar larva. Ponkapoag Bog area Canton MA. These small caterpillars were taken alongside larger Satyrium liparops (Banded Hairstreak), they were not only on the same plant but also the same inflorescences. Both the Satyrium and the Celastrina were almost entirely limited to only two large plants in the area.

Canon EOS 5D Mark II
1/200s f/16.0 at 100.0mm iso50 hide exif
Full EXIF Info
Date/Time23-May-2009 08:02:21
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS 5D Mark II
Flash UsedNo
Focal Length100 mm
Exposure Time1/200 sec
Aperturef/16
ISO Equivalent50
Exposure Bias
White Balance
Metering Modecenter weighted (2)
JPEG Quality
Exposure Programprogram (1)
Focus Distance

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Anthea's Photography14-Jun-2009 23:56
Beautiful image, the detail is amazing, I will never look at caterpillars in quite the same way after viewing your gallery. Real dedication!
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