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Celastrina argiolus

Classification

Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Lepidoptera
Family Lycaenidae
Genus Celastrina
Species argiolus

Cuticular structures

Anatomy
Scales Yes
Setae No
Other No
Structure
Diffraction grating Yes
Multilayer reflector No
3D Photonic crystals No
Other No

Image Set 1

Date added 1 Dec 2016
Submitter V.L. Wong
Institution VTEC
Organism Sex Unknown
SCAN Entry link

Camera Settings

Camera model Canon EOS 6D
Flash temperature 6000K
Additional -

Habitus View
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Raw file (20.5 MB CR2)

Color patch 1

Color patch location Color patch closeup
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SEM Low-Magnification SEM High-Magnification structure 1
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Celastrina argiolus has two distinct scale structures
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d ≈ 1.8 μm

SEM High-Magnification structure 2
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d ≈ 3 μm

Spectral data (6mm, 0°, 0°)* Photograph (~5cm, 0°, 0°)*
Raw data (55 KB TXT) TIF file (59.9 MB TIF)
Raw file (20.3 MB CR2)

Spectral data (6mm, 270°, 45°)* Photograph (~5cm, 270°, 45°)*
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Raw file (20.3 MB CR2)

Literature

Imafuku, M., & Tsuji, K. (2008). Spectral sensitivity and wing colors of Narathura and Panchala species. Journal of insect physiology, 54(12), 1511-1515. DOI: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2008.08.012


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