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Satyrium myrtale - female she is looking for the right spot to lay her egg, on Prunus prostrata - her host plant. <br />
this is the result:<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/74599/satyrium_myrtale_spot_the_egg.html" title="Satyrium myrtale: spot the egg!"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3519/74599_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1609372810&Signature=nfERuGYqq1%2BtHhE4ADXRYvMrgqI%3D" width="200" height="150" alt="Satyrium myrtale: spot the egg! that tiny hairy round gray ball, just under the base of the leaf - is the butterfly&#039;s egg. <br />
it&#039;s camouflaged so predators will not find it. <br />
layed on Prunus prostrata, the host of this butterfly. <br />
<br />
here&#039;s the mom: <br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/74598/satyrium_myrtale_-_female.html Mount Hermon,Prunus prostrata,Rebels hairstreak,Satyrium myrtale,egg" /></a></figure> Israel,Mount Hermon,Prunus prostrata,Rebels hairstreak,Satyrium myrtale Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Satyrium myrtale - female

she is looking for the right spot to lay her egg, on Prunus prostrata - her host plant.
this is the result:

Satyrium myrtale: spot the egg! that tiny hairy round gray ball, just under the base of the leaf - is the butterfly's egg. <br />
it's camouflaged so predators will not find it. <br />
layed on Prunus prostrata, the host of this butterfly. <br />
<br />
here's the mom: <br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/74598/satyrium_myrtale_-_female.html Mount Hermon,Prunus prostrata,Rebels hairstreak,Satyrium myrtale,egg

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''Satyrium myrtale'', the Rebel's hairstreak, is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Yael Orgad
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By Yael Orgad

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Uploaded Feb 19, 2019. Captured Jun 11, 2010 11:10.
  • Canon PowerShot SX10 IS
  • f/5.7
  • 1/807s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm