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Large  Copper, Lycaena dispar
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Large Copper, Lycaena dispar

Milovice is more known as the site of the old Soviet Army cantonment just north of Prague, but today is a wilderness for butterflies. At the north end of the old military camp is a butterfly reserve. After many years of searching, this summer I discovered the Large Copper in the area. In 1994 the L dispar was listed as endangered and today is registered with IUCN as Near Threatened.

TAGS: Butterfly, Copper, Czech Republic, Insect, Macro

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Prague, Czech Republic
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© Mary C Legg.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2014
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 18, 2014, 6:41 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D
Focal Length: 100mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO320
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