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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Chilades Pandava

The cycad blue, Chilades pandava, is recorded from Egypt for the first time. According to molecular analysis, the species appears to have originated from South China or Northern Indochina, and was probably introduced with ornamental Cycas plants

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Date Taken: 11.2015
Date Uploaded: 04.2016
Photo Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Camera: NIKON D700
Copyright: © leka huie