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Euphaedra medon


Euphaedra medon
Photo Information
Copyright: MIKE WNR (drmw) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 15 W: 0 N: 98] (1192)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2004-11
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 60D, Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-12-28 10:37
Viewed: 5492
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Euphaedra medon.

Common forester butterfly. ( male).

One of a large number of Euphaedra species.

Found in African rainforest.

Highly coloured forest butterflies.

Feed on rotting fruit. Patrol forest paths deep in forest. Low flying.

Photo shows typical features of the Euph. medon with the general colouring, the cell markings and in particular the white apical fore wing spots. Only other species of Euph showing this white spotting is Euph. neophron.

This specimen photographed in Bobiri reserve in Ghana.

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Hello Mike,
I do like your African material. Having never been to tropical africa, the butterflies from there are all new to me. This is very sharp, with a good DOF. The colours look very natural and the composition is excellent. Thanks.
Alan

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  • Ena Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 324 W: 61 N: 594] (2454)
  • [2007-12-28 12:07]
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Hi Mike,
Nice shot! Very nice natural color, lovely blue color!
Good sharpness and composition!
Regards
Ena

Hi Mike,
excellent macro of this very beautiful and colorful butterfly. even if I dont write to your all photos, I always visit pleasurely.
Your portfolio consist of many great shot, especially from African fauna. Thanks for sharing them
happy new years
Ahmet

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